6111.99 Penalties.

(A) Whoever purposely violates section 6111.04, 6111.042, 6111.05, or division (A) or (C) of section 6111.07 of the Revised Code is guilty of a felony and shall be fined not more than twenty-five thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than four years, or both. Each day of violation is a separate offense.

(B) Whoever knowingly violates section 6111.04, 6111.042, 6111.045 , 6111.047, 6111.05, 6111.45, or division (A) or (C) of section 6111.07 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. Each day of violation is a separate offense.

(C) Whoever violates section 6111.46 of the Revised Code shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars.

(D)

Whoever violates section 6111.42 of the Revised Code shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars for a first offense; for each subsequent offense, the person shall be fined not more than one hundred fifty dollars.

(E) Whoever violates section 6111.44 of the Revised Code shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars. Each day of violation is a separate offense.

(F) If a person is convicted of or pleads guilty to a violation of any section of this chapter, in addition to the financial sanctions authorized by this chapter or section 2929.18 or 2929.28 or any other section of the Revised Code, the court imposing the sentence on the person may order the person to reimburse the state agency or a political subdivision for any actual costs that it incurred in responding to the violation, including the cost of restoring affected aquatic resources or otherwise compensating for adverse impact to aquatic resources directly caused by the violation, but not including the costs of prosecution.

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.

Effective Date: 05-28-1992