Any person who violates the provisions of Section 31-7-61 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished by imprisonment
for not more than thirty (30) days or by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars
($100.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00). In addition to any criminal sanction authorized herein, a civil proceeding may be
brought by a district attorney or county prosecuting attorney for recovery of funds
paid out in violation of this section.
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