4109.99 Penalty.

(A) Whoever violates section 4109.04 , division (C) of section 4109.07 , division (A), (B), or (D) of section 4109.08 , section 4109.11 , or division (B) of section 4109.12 of the Revised Code is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.

(B) Whoever violates section 4109.05 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.

(C) Whoever violates section 4109.03 , division (A), (B), or (D) of section 4109.07 , or section 4109.10 of the Revised Code is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on a first offense and a misdemeanor of the third degree on each subsequent offense.

(D) Whoever violates division (A) of section 4109.12 of the Revised Code is guilty of a minor misdemeanor for each day the violation continues.

(E) Whoever violates division (A) of section 4109.21 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree on a first offense and a first degree misdemeanor on each subsequent offense. If, however, the violation on a first offense contains aggravating circumstances, including, but not limited to, threats to a minor, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, or abandonment of or endangerment to a minor but not including circumstances that are the basis of a felony violation of section 2919.22 of the Revised Code, then the person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree. If the offender previously has been convicted under this section and if the subsequent offense contains aggravating circumstances other than circumstances that are the basis of a felony violation of section 2919.22 of the Revised Code, then the person is guilty of a felony of the fourth degree.

Effective Date: 07-01-1996