Maine Revised Statutes

§769. Fines for violations

1. Violation.  A person, firm or corporation may not violate this subchapter or a rule adopted pursuant to this subchapter.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. B, §12 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
2. Penalty.  The following penalties apply to violations of this section.
A. A person who violates subsection 1 commits a civil violation for which a fine of not more than $100 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 452, Pt. B, §12 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
B. A person who violates subsection 1 after having previously violated subsection 1 commits a civil violation for which a fine of not more than $200 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 452, Pt. B, §12 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. B, §12 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
3. Application.  This subchapter may not be construed as requiring the commissioner or the commissioner's agent to bring suit or institute seizure proceedings as a result of minor violations of this subchapter when the commissioner believes that the public interest will be best served by a suitable notice of warning in writing.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. B, §12 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 425, §§1,3 (NEW). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2003, c. 452, §B12 (RPR).