Missouri Laws > Title XLI > Chapter 700 > § 700.115 - Violation of sections 700.010 to 700.115 constitutes violation of section 407.020--violation of chapter, penalties--rules
Current as of: 2009
700.115. 1. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 2 and 3 of this section, a violation of the provisions of sections 700.010 to 700.115 shall constitute a violation of the provisions of section 407.020, RSMo. In addition to the authority vested in the attorney general to enforce the provisions of that section, he may petition the court and the court may enter an order revoking the registration certificate of the defendant or defendants issued pursuant to the provisions of section 700.090.
2. Notwithstanding any provisions of subsection 1 of this section to the contrary, whoever violates any provision of this chapter shall be liable to the state of Missouri for a civil penalty in an amount which shall not exceed one thousand dollars for each such violation. If, after a hearing, the commission finds that the person has violated any provision of this chapter, it may direct its general counsel to enforce the provisions of this section by filing a petition in circuit court for such civil penalties. Each violation of this chapter shall constitute a separate violation with respect to each manufactured home or modular unit or with respect to each failure or refusal to allow or perform an act required by this chapter; except that, the maximum civil penalty may not exceed one million dollars for any related series of violations occurring within one year from the date of the first violation.
3. Any individual or director, officer, or agent of a corporation who knowingly and willfully violates any provision of sections 700.010 to 700.115, in a manner which threatens the health or safety of any purchaser, shall, upon conviction therefor, be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.
(L. 1976 H.B. 1393, A.L. 1978 S.B. 739, A.L. 1982 S.B. 648, A.L. 1984 S.B. 666 merged with H.B. 1477, A.L. 1995 S.B. 3, A.L. 2008 S.B. 788) Prev | Next
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