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§ 9A-505. Penalties

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Regulation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 9a. Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Violations; Penalties (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 9A-505
§ 9A-505. Penalties
(a)(1) In this section, “officer” includes a superintendent, manager, or agent of a corporation regardless of whether the corporation provides heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, or refrigeration services.
(2) Any person, including an officer, who violates § 9A-501, § 9A-502, § 9A-503, or § 9A-504 of this subtitle is guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or both and, on a second or subsequent conviction, subject to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 2 years or both.
(b) Any person who violates any provision of § 9A-402 of this title is guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or both.
(c)(1) Except as otherwise provided by this title, the Board may impose on a person who violates any provision of this title a penalty not exceeding $5,000 for each violation.
(2) In setting the amount of the penalty, the Board shall consider:
(i) the seriousness of the violation;
(ii) the harm caused by the violation;
(iii) the good faith of the violator;
(iv) any history of previous violations by the violator; and
(v) any other relevant factors.
(3) The Board shall pay any penalty collected under this subsection into the General Fund of the State.

Credits

Acts 1992, c. 649; Acts 2001, c. 43, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2001; Acts 2001, c. 187, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2001.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 9A-505, MD BUS REG § 9A-505
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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