4775.99 Penalties.

(A) Whoever violates section 4775.02 of the Revised Code shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars on a first offense. On each subsequent offense, the offender shall be fined not less than one thousand nor more than five thousand dollars.

(B) After conducting an investigation and upon establishing that a violation of section 4775.02 of the Revised Code has occurred, the motor vehicle repair board, in addition to any other action it may take or any other penalty imposed pursuant to this chapter, may impose an administrative fine on the person or entity that committed the violation in an amount of not more than one thousand dollars on a first offense. On each subsequent offense, the board may impose an administrative fine of not less than one thousand dollars nor more than five thousand dollars. If the administrative fine is not paid, the attorney general, upon the board's request, shall commence a civil action to collect the administrative fine.

Cite as R.C. § 4775.99

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.168, SB 114, §1, eff. 3/22/2013.

Effective Date: 09-05-2001