901:1-4-17 Civil penalties.

Pursuant to division (B)(1) of section 935.24 of the Revised Code, the following schedule of fines for violations of sections 935.02 to 935.24 of the Revised Code and Chapter 901:1-4 of the Administrative Code is established.

(A) After notice and opportunity for hearing pursuant to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, all fines are assessed on the owner of the dangerous wild animal or restricted snake, and shall be paid by the owner within thirty days of receipt of order imposing the fine from the director of the department.

(B) Any violation of the prohibitions listed in divisions (A), (B), (C), (E), (F), and (G) of section 935.18 of the Revised Code shall be subject to a fine of not more than one thousand dollars for the first violation and not more than ten thousand dollars for each subsequent violation of the same section or rule that occurs within two years of the first violation or preceding subsequent violation.

(C) Any violation of the prohibition listed in division (D) of section 935.18 of the Revised Code shall be subject to a fine of not more than five thousand dollars for the first violation, and not more than ten thousand dollars for each subsequent violation of the same section or rule that occurs within two years of the second violation or preceding subsequent violation:

Effective: 07/18/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/18/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 935.17
Rule Amplifies: 935.17 , 935.24 , 935.18