37-69-310. Citation and fine for failure to display license. (1) A citation for failure to display a plumber's license or proof of licensure issued by an employee of the department must include:
(a) the time and date on which the citation is issued;
(b) the name, address, mailing address, and signature of the person to whom the citation is issued;
(c) reference to the statutory authority to issue the citation;
(d) the name, title, affiliation, and signature of the person issuing the citation;
(e) information explaining the procedure for the person to follow in order to pay the fine or to demonstrate proof of licensure; and
(f) the amount of the applicable fine.
(2) The applicable civil fines for failing to display a license or proof of licensure are as follows:
(a) $100 for the first offense;
(b) $250 for the second offense; and
(c) $500 for the third and any subsequent offense.
(3) Each day of violation constitutes a separate offense. The person issuing the citation is responsible for determining, by means of an up-to-date list or through telephone or other communication with the board office, whether the citation being issued is for a first, second, or subsequent offense.
(4) The person who issues the citation is authorized to collect the fine, but the person who is issued a citation may pay the fine to the board within 5 business days of the date of issuance. The board may, upon finding that the person has demonstrated acceptable proof of licensure, waive or refund the fine.
(5) A person who refuses to sign and accept a citation commits a misdemeanor, punishable in the same manner as provided in 37-1-318.
History: En. Sec. 8, Ch. 402, L. 1999; amd. Sec. 153, Ch. 483, L. 2001.