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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 10. Finance And Financial Institutions
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission
Chapter 200. Short-Term Lending
10/7/2022

10VAC5-200-120. Enforcement.

A. Failure to comply with any provision of the Act or this chapter may result in civil penalties, license suspension, or license revocation.

B. Pursuant to § 6.2-1824 of the Code of Virginia, a licensee shall be subject to a separate civil penalty of up to $1,000 for every violation of the Act, this chapter, or other law or regulation applicable to the conduct of the licensee's business. If a licensee violates any provision of the Act, this chapter, or other law or regulation applicable to the conduct of the licensee's business in connection with multiple loans or borrowers, the licensee shall be subject to a separate civil penalty for each loan or borrower. For example, if a licensee makes five loans and the licensee violates two provisions of this chapter that are applicable to the five loans, the licensee shall be subject to a maximum civil penalty of $10,000.

C. If a licensee (i) fails to transmit information to the short-term lending database in accordance with the Act or 10VAC5-200-110, (ii) transmits incorrect information to the database, or (iii) transmits information to the database in an untimely manner, the licensee shall be subject to a separate civil penalty under § 6.2-1824 of the Code of Virginia for each item of data that is omitted, incorrect, or untimely. For example, if a licensee makes three loans and fails to transmit two items of information to the database in connection with each of the three loans, the licensee shall be subject to a maximum civil penalty of $6,000.

Statutory Authority

§§ 6.2-1815 and 12.1-13 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 4, eff. January 1, 2009; amended, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 20, eff. June 1, 2012; Volume 37, Issue 25, eff. August 1, 2021.

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