TITLE XL
AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

CHAPTER 431
SOIL CONDITIONERS

Fertilizers

Section 431:18

    431:18 Penalties. –
I. Any person who, personally or through an agent, violates any provision of this subdivision or rule adopted under this subdivision shall be guilty of a misdemeanor if a natural person, or guilty of a felony if any other person.
II. Any person who violates any provision of this subdivision or any rule adopted or order issued under this subdivision shall, in addition, be liable for a civil forfeiture not to exceed $5,000 for each violation, for each day of a continuing violation, which may be collected in a civil action or in connection with an action for injunctive relief brought by the attorney general.
III. Any person who violates any provision of this subdivision, or any rule or order of the commissioner, shall be subject to the imposition of an administrative fine levied by the commissioner, not to exceed $1,000 for each violation.
IV. The commissioner may apply for and the court may grant a temporary or permanent injunction restraining any person from violating or continuing to violate any of the provisions of this subdivision or any rule adopted hereunder, notwithstanding the existence of other remedies at law. The injunction shall be issued without bond.

Source. 1985, 72:1. 1995, 233:1, eff. Jan. 1, 1996.