(a) Unless otherwise specified, a first violation of this article is an infraction.

(b) Any second or subsequent violation of this article is a misdemeanor.

(c) Any person who commits an act the person knows to be a violation of this article is guilty of a misdemeanor for a first offense.

(Added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 711, Sec. 6. (SB 1080) Effective January 1, 2011. Operative January 1, 2012, by Sec. 10 of Ch. 711.)