15.06.05.05

.05 Administrative Penalties.

Instead of pursuing the criminal penalties set forth in Agriculture Article, Title 12, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Secretary may impose on any person who violates this chapter a penalty of:

A. For a first violation, not more than $500;

B. For a second violation, not more than $1,000; or

C. For a third or subsequent violation, not more than $2,000.