Maine Revised Statutes

§2368. Violations; penalties

1. Civil penalties.  The following penalties apply to violations of this subchapter or a rule adopted pursuant to this subchapter.
A. A person who violates this subchapter or a rule adopted pursuant to this subchapter is subject to a civil penalty of not more than $1,000. [2003, c. 452, Pt. E, §6 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
B. A person who violates this subchapter or a rule adopted pursuant to this subchapter after having previously violated this subchapter or a rule adopted pursuant to this subchapter is subject to a civil penalty of not more than $2,000. [2003, c. 452, Pt. E, §6 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
These penalties may be recovered by the state sealer on behalf of the State in a civil action.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. E, §6 (RPR); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
2. Private action.  A person who violates this subchapter or a rule adopted pursuant to this subchapter is liable in a civil action to a person aggrieved by the violation pursuant to the remedies set forth in Title 26, section 626-A. The civil action for damages may be brought by either the aggrieved party or, at the request of the state sealer, by the Attorney General.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. E, §6 (RPR); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1983, c. 804, §11 (NEW). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2003, c. 452, §E6 (RPR).