4731.225 Civil penalty.

If the holder of a certificate issued under this chapter violates division (A), (B), or (C) of section 4731.66 or section 4731.69 of the Revised Code, or if any other person violates division (B) or (C) of section 4731.66 or section 4731.69 of the Revised Code, the state medical board, pursuant to an adjudication under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code and an affirmative vote of not fewer than six of its members, shall:

(A) For a first violation, impose a civil penalty of not more than five thousand dollars;

(B) For each subsequent violation, impose a civil penalty of not more than twenty thousand dollars and, if the violator is a certificate holder, proceed under division (B)(27) of section 4731.22 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 03-09-1999