Sec. 5477. (1) A person who engages in a lead-based paint activity as provided for by this part and who willfully or repeatedly violates this part or a rule promulgated under this part or a person who fails to correct the violation after notice from the department under this part
is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000.00, and upon
conviction for a second or subsequent offense, not more than $10,000.00, or imprisonment
for not more than 6 months, or both. A violation of this subsection may be prosecuted by either the attorney general or the prosecuting attorney of the
judicial district in which the violation was committed.
(2) The application of sanctions under this part is cumulative and does not preclude
the application of other sanctions or penalties contained in the provisions of any other federal, state, or political subdivision statute, rule, regulation, or ordinance.
(3) This part does not diminish the responsibilities of an owner or occupant, or the authority
of enforcing agents under state, county, city, municipal, or other local building,
housing, or health and safety codes.
(4) The requirements of this part are in addition to other pertinent provisions of a code listed in subsection (3).
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