926.99 Penalty.

(A)

(1) Except as provided in division (A)(2) of this section, whoever violates section 926.04 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree on a first offense and a felony of the fifth degree on each subsequent offense.

(2) A person who violates section 926.04 of the Revised Code and who is insolvent and financially unable to satisfy a claimant as defined in section 926.021 of the Revised Code is guilty of a felony of the fifth degree if the financial obligation owed by the offender to the claimant is one thousand dollars or more and is less than seven thousand five hundred dollars. If the financial obligation is seven thousand five hundred dollars or more and is less than one hundred fifty thousand dollars, the offender is guilty of a felony of the fourth degree. If the financial obligation is one hundred fifty thousand dollars or more, the offender is guilty of a felony of the third degree.

(B) Whoever violates division (E) or (F) of section 926.20 or division (A) of section 926.22 of the Revised Code is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on a first offense and a misdemeanor of the second degree on each subsequent offense.

(C) Whoever violates division (G) of section 926.20 or section 926.34 or 926.35 of the Revised Code is guilty of a felony of the fourth degree.

(D) Whoever violates division (A) of section 926.28 or division (B) of section 926.29 of the Revised Code is guilty of a felony of the fifth degree.

(E) Whoever violates section 926.31 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.29, HB 86, §1, eff. 9/30/2011.

Effective Date: 07-29-1998

Related Legislative Provision: See 129th General AssemblyFile No.29, HB 86, §4