Maine Revised Statutes

§7702-A. Violations; penalties

1. Criminal penalties.  Except as otherwise provided by law, a person who violates any provision of this subtitle commits a Class E crime.
[ 1999, c. 363, §3 (NEW) .]
2. Civil penalties.  The following penalties apply to the following violations:
A. A person who violates section 7703 or 8603 or rules adopted pursuant to those sections commits a civil violation for which a fine of not more than $500 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §27 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
B. A person who violates rules governing child-to-staff ratios adopted under section 8302-A, subsection 1, paragraph A or subsection 2, paragraph G commits a civil violation for which a fine of not more than $500 per incident or $500 per number of children above the limitation set by rule, or both, may be adjudged. [2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §27 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §27 (RPR); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
3. Licensure provisions.  A person who violates the following sections or rules adopted pursuant to those sections is subject to the sanctions provided for under the rules of licensure applicable to the facility, child care facility or family child care provider:
A. Section 7801, subsection 1, paragraph A; [1999, c. 363, §3 (NEW).]
B. Section 8301-A; or [1999, c. 363, §3 (NEW).]
C. Section 8302-A, subsection 1, paragraphs B to J and subsection 2, paragraphs A to F and H to K. [2015, c. 497, §1 (AMD).]
[ 2015, c. 497, §1 (AMD) .]
4. Dedicated funds.  Fines and forfeitures adjudged under this section are payable to the Purchased Social Services Other Special Revenue account.
[ 1999, c. 363, §3 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 363, §3 (NEW). 2003, c. 452, §K27 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2005, c. 530, §6 (AMD). 2015, c. 497, §1 (AMD).