Arkansas Code Title 17. Professions, Occupations, and Businesses § 17-51-102. Violations--Penalties
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(a)(1) Any person or persons representing a firm, corporation, municipality, or other political authority who violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500) or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than thirty (30) days, or by both fine and imprisonment.
(2) Each day during which a violation continues shall be a separate offense.
(b)(1) Every firm, person, or corporation that violates this chapter or any of the rules issued or promulgated by the State Board of Health, or that violates any condition of a license, permit, certificate, or any other type of registration issued by the board, may be assessed a civil penalty by the board.
(2) The penalty shall not exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each violation.
(3) Each day of a continuing violation may be deemed a separate violation for purposes of penalty assessments.
(c) All fines collected under this section shall be deposited into the State Treasury and credited to the Waterworks Operators Licensing Fund to be used to defray the costs of administering this chapter.
(d) Subject to such rules as may be implemented by the Chief Fiscal Officer of the State, the disbursing officer of the Department of Health is authorized to transfer all unexpended funds relative to fines collected under this section, as certified by the Chief Fiscal Officer of the State, to be carried forward and made available for expenditures for the same purpose for any following fiscal year.
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