6109.99 Criminal penalties.

(A) Except as provided in division (C) of this section, whoever recklessly violates section 6109.31 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor and, notwithstanding section 2929.28 of the Revised Code, shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than four years, or both. Each day of violation constitutes a separate offense.

(B) Whoever knowingly violates division (B), (C), or (D) of section 6109.31 of the Revised Code is guilty of a felony and, notwithstanding section 2929.18 of the Revised Code, shall be fined not more than twenty-five thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than four years, or both. Each day of violation constitutes a separate offense.

(C) Whoever recklessly or knowingly violates division (A) of section 6109.31 of the Revised Code is guilty of a felony if the violation poses a significant threat to or causes significant harm to public health and, notwithstanding section 2929.18 of the Revised Code, shall be fined not more than twenty-five thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than four years, or both. Each day of violation constitutes a separate offense.

Cite as R.C. § 6109.99

History. Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.115, SB 294, §1, eff. 9/5/2012.