Whoever violates sections 1331.01 to 1331.14 of the Revised Code, shall forfeit to the state, for the use of the general revenue fund, five hundred dollars for each day that such violation is committed or continued after due notice is given by the attorney general or a prosecuting attorney. Such sum may be recovered in the name of the state. The attorney general, or the prosecuting attorney of any county upon the order of the attorney general, shall prosecute for the recovery thereof. When such action is prosecuted by the attorney general he may begin the same in the court of common pleas of Franklin county or of any other county in which there is proper venue.
Effective Date: 10-01-1976 .