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62-32-320. Penalties.

*** Current through the 2015 Regular Session ***

Title 62  Professions, Businesses and Trades  
Chapter 32  Fire Protection and Alarm Systems  
Part 3  Alarm Contractors Licensing Act of 1991

Tenn. Code Ann. § 62-32-320  (2015)

62-32-320.  Penalties. 

  (a) The board may, when it deems appropriate, seek civil remedies at law or equity to restrain or enjoin any unauthorized practice or other violation of this part.

(b) Any person, firm or corporation that engages or offers to engage in contracting without a certification as required by § 62-32-304 or who violates the terms and conditions of any certification, license or renewal of a certification or license granted by the board pursuant to this part shall be subject to a civil penalty of no less than one thousand dollars ($1,000) and no more than five thousand dollars ($5,000) per occurrence. Any person, firm or corporation that engages or offers to engage in contracting without a certification as required by § 62-32-304 shall be ineligible to apply for the certification until six (6) months after the violation has occurred.

(c) In addition to revocation or suspension of a certification or license under § 62-32-319, a civil penalty of no more than five thousand dollars ($5,000) may be assessed by the board against any person who violates any provision of this part or any rule of the board adopted pursuant to this part. In determining the amount of any penalty, the board shall consider the degree and extent of harm caused by the violation.

(d) A violation of this part or any rule lawfully promulgated under this part is a Class B misdemeanor subject to fine only.

HISTORY:  Acts 1991, ch. 400, § 20; 2000, ch. 641, § 1.

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