§ 20. Certification; penalty for false certification.
(a) Whenever a provider of companion animal cremation services undertakes to provide
services that include the return of the cremation remains of the cremated animal,
the provider shall include a certification along with the returned cremation remains,
declaring to the best of the provider's knowledge and belief that, except as otherwise
specifically indicated in the certificate, the cremation and any other services specified
were provided in accordance with the representations of the provider in the applicable
portions of the provider's written explanation of services.
(b) To knowingly make a false certification under subsection (a) is a business offense,
punishable by a fine of at least $1,001 but not more than $1,500 for a first offense
and at least $2,000 but not more than $2,500 for each subsequent offense.
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