905.501 Civil penalties.

(A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, whenever the director of agriculture has cause to believe that a person has violated, or is violating, sections 905.31 to 905.503 of the Revised Code or rules or an order issued under those sections or rules, the director may conduct a hearing in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code to determine whether a violation has occurred. If the director determines that a violation has occurred, the director may require the violator to pay a civil penalty in accordance with the schedule of civil penalties established in rules. Each day of violation constitutes a separate violation.

(B) A person who fails to comply with rules adopted under division (A)(2)(f) of section 905.322 of the Revised Code is not subject to division (A) of this section.

Added by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 150, §1, eff. 8/21/2014.