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      RS 51:911.39     


§911.39. Penalties for violations

            A. Whoever is found guilty of violating the Code or any manufactured or modular housing provision of this Part, Part XIV-B of this Chapter, any rule, or any regulation or final order issued thereunder shall be liable to the state of Louisiana through the commission for a civil penalty not in excess of two thousand five hundred dollars for each violation. If the commission determines a violation was intentional or the violator is a habitual offender, the commission may double the civil penalty up to five thousand dollars for each violation. Each violation constitutes a separate violation with respect to each manufactured or modular home, or with respect to each failure or refusal to allow or perform an act required thereby, except that the maximum civil penalty shall not exceed one million dollars for any related series of violations occurring within one year from the date of the first violation.

            B. Any individual or director, officer, or agent of a corporation who knowingly and willingly violates any provision of the Code or of this Part, Part XIV-B of this Chapter, or any applicable rule or regulation issued thereunder in a manner which threatens the health and safety of any purchaser shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

            Acts 1974, No. 281, §1. Amended by Acts 1979, No. 589, §1; Acts 1982, No. 211, §1, eff. July 15, 1982; Acts 2001, No. 718, §2; Acts 2003, No. 661, §1; Acts 2017, No. 221, §1.

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