1.    Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 12.1-32-01 and 12.1-32-01.1 relating to fines, a person who commits an offense under this chapter and who acts in the course of a commercial or for-profit activity or transaction in which the offender had or shared ownership, control, managerial responsibility, or a financial interest other than wages is subject to the following penalty:

a.    For an individual, a fine not to exceed ten thousand dollars; or

b.    For a corporation, limited liability company, association, contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.”>partnership, or other legal entity, a fine not to exceed twenty-five thousand dollars.

2.    Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 12.1-32-01 and 12.1-32-01.1 relating to fines, the court shall impose the following fine upon the conviction of a person or entity described in subsection 1 for a second or subsequent offense under this chapter:

a.    For an individual, a fine not to exceed fifty thousand dollars; or

b.    For a corporation, limited liability company, association, partnership, or other legal entity, a fine not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars.