3710.99 [Effective 1/1/2018] Penalty.

(A) At the request of the director of environmental protection, a prosecuting attorney, city director of law, or similar chief legal officer may commence a criminal action, in a court of this state, against any person who violates any provision of this chapter, any rule adopted under this chapter, any license or certificate issued under this chapter, or any order issued pursuant to this chapter.

(B) Upon conviction, the person is subject to:

(1) A fine of at least ten thousand dollars but not more than twenty-five thousand dollars or imprisonment at least one year but not more than two years, or both, for a first offense; or

(2) A fine of at least twenty thousand dollars but not more than forty thousand dollars or imprisonment of at least two years but not more than four years or both for a second or subsequent offense.

Cite as R.C. § 3710.99

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §101.01, eff. 1/1/2018.

Effective Date: 03-17-1987.

Note: This section is set out twice. See also § 3710.99 , effective until 1/1/2018.