3704.99 Penalty.

(A) Whoever recklessly violates division (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G), or (I) of section 3704.05 or division (B)(5) of section 3704.16 of the Revised Code shall be fined not more than twenty-five thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than one year, or both, for each violation. Each day the violation continues after a conviction for a violation is a separate offense.

(B) Whoever knowingly violates division (H), (J), or (K) of section 3704.05 of the Revised Code shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars for each day of each such violation.

(C) Whoever violates section 3704.15 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.

(D) Whoever violates division (B)(2) or knowingly violates division (C)(1) of section 3704.16 of the Revised Code is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.

(E) Whoever violates division (B)(1) or (3) or knowingly violates division (C)(2) or (3) of section 3704.16 of the Revised Code shall be fined not less than five hundred nor more than twenty-five hundred dollars for each day of each violation.

(F) Whoever recklessly violates division (B)(4) of section 3704.16 of the Revised Code shall be fined not more than twenty-five thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than one year, or both, for each violation. Each day the violation continues after a conviction for a violation is a separate offense.

(G) The sentencing court, in addition to the penalty provided in divisions (D), (E), and (F) of this section, shall order the offender to restore within thirty days any emission control system that was tampered with in connection with the violation or to provide proof that the motor vehicle whose emission control system was tampered with has been dismantled or destroyed. The court may extend that deadline for good cause shown. If the offender does not take the corrective action ordered under this division, each day that the violation continues is a separate offense. Violation of a court order entered under this division is punishable as contempt under Chapter 2705. of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 03-30-1995; 07-01-2005