(a) Any person who practices, offers to practice, attempts to practice, or holds himself
or herself out to practice as a perfusionist without being licensed or exempt under
this Act shall, in addition to any other penalty provided by law, pay a civil penalty
to the Department in an amount not to exceed $10,000 for each offense as determined
by the Department. The civil penalty shall be assessed by the Department after a hearing is held in
accordance with the provisions set forth in this Act regarding the provisions of a
hearing for the discipline of a licensee.
(b) The Department may investigate any actual, alleged, or suspected unlicensed activity.
(c) The civil penalty shall be paid within 60 days after the effective date of the
order imposing the civil penalty. The order shall constitute a final judgment and may be filed and execution had thereon
in the same manner as a judgment from a court of record.
(d) A person or entity not licensed under this Act who has violated any provision
of this Act or its rules is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor for the first offense
and a Class 4 felony for a second and subsequent offenses.
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