941.99 Penalty.

(A) Whoever violates sections 941.03 , 941.05 , 941.06 , 941.08 , 941.14 , 941.24 , 941.25 , 941.54 , 941.56 , or division (C) of section 941.07 , division (B) of section 941.09 , division (C) of section 941.10 , division (B) of section 941.11 , or division (A) of section 941.55 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree. For each subsequent violation, such person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.

(B) Whoever violates division (A), (C), or (D) of section 941.041 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.

(C) Whoever violates division (B) of section 941.041 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree on a first offense. On each subsequent violation, the person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.

(D) Except as otherwise provided in this section, whoever violates division (E) or (F) of section 941.041 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree. If the animal is found to be infected with or to have been exposed to a dangerously contagious or infectious disease or is adulterated with a residue or if the person previously has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to one violation of division (E) or (F) of section 941.041 of the Revised Code, the person is guilty of a felony of the fifth degree. Thereafter, on each subsequent violation, the person is guilty of a felony of the fourth degree.

Effective Date: 07-01-1996