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§ 5-609. Fines and penalties

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and Professions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 5. Cosmetologists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Prohibited Acts; Penalties (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 5-609
§ 5-609. Fines and penalties
In general
(a) A person who violates any provision of this title is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $100 or imprisonment not exceeding 30 days or both.
Determination of penalty
(b)(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 $1,000 for all violations cited on a single day.
(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.


Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 48, § 2; Acts 1991 c. 481; Acts 2001, c. 187, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2001.
Formerly Art. 56, § 505.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 5-609, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 5-609
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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