15.03.10.03

.03 Classification of Violations for the Purpose of Determining Penalties.

A. In this regulation, "violation" means a criminal conviction or an administrative finding that a person has committed one of the acts referenced under Regulation .02 of this chapter.

B. For a violation of an act referenced under Regulation .02 of this chapter, a civil penalty may be imposed by the Secretary considering the nature and gravity of each violation consistent with the following standards:

(1) For the first violation, a penalty of not more than $500;

(2) For the second violation, a penalty of not more than $1,000;

(3) For the third and any subsequent violation, a penalty of not more than $2,000.