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§ 911. Penalties

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 23. Landscape Architects' Registration Law (Refs & Annos)
63 P.S. § 911
§ 911. Penalties
(a) Whoever practices landscape architecture or holds himself out to be a landscape architect without being licensed and registered as required by this act, or shall present or attempt to use as his own the license or certificate of registration of another, or shall give any false or forged evidence of any kind to the board or to any member thereof in order to obtain a license or registration as a landscape architect, or shall use any expired, suspended or revoked certificate of registration, or shall use the term “architect” instead of the term “landscape architect” or shall otherwise violate the provisions of this act, shall be guilty of a summary offense and upon conviction thereof, shall be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding three hundred dollars ($300) or undergo imprisonment not exceeding ninety days, or both.
(b) In addition to any other civil remedy or criminal penalty provided for in this act, the board, by a vote of the majority of the maximum number of the authorized membership of the board as provided by law, or by a vote of the majority of the duly qualified and confirmed membership or a minimum of four members, whichever is greater, may levy a civil penalty of up to one thousand dollars ($1,000) on any current licensee who violates any provision of this act or on any person who practices landscape architecture without being properly licensed to do so under this act. The board shall levy this penalty only after affording the accused party the opportunity for a hearing, as provided in Title 2 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes (relating to administrative law and procedure).
(c) All fines and civil penalties imposed in accordance with this section shall be paid into the Professional Licensure Augmentation Account.

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1966, Jan. 24, P.L. (1965) 1527, § 11. Amended 1982, June 17, P.L. 527, No. 151, § 6, effective in 60 days; 1984, March 7, P.L. 129, No. 24, § 5, effective April 1, 1984.
63 P.S. § 911, PA ST 63 P.S. § 911
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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