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Disasters & Emergencies

Legal resources related to disaster relief in Texas. This guide has been updated to reflect information pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic. Information on this guide is subject to change at any time.

Consumer Issues

Price Gouging & Limits on Purchases

Price Gouging

Note Some counties are including price fixing and price gouging provisions in their local emergency orders. Read your county's local emergency order for details.

Limits on Purchases

We have been unable to locate a Texas or Federal law that would prevent a business from placing limits on how much of a product an individual can purchase. Generally, businesses may set their own policies.

Scams & Deceptive Advertising

Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act

Avoiding Scams and Deception

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