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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 501. Rules and Regulations Governing the Construction and Maintenance of Migrant Labor Camps
7/9/2020

12VAC5-501-90. Penalties, Injunctions, Civil Penalties, and Charges for Violations.

A. Any person willfully violating or refusing, failing, or neglecting to comply with any regulation or order of the board or commissioner or any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor unless a different penalty is specified.

B. Any person willfully violating or failing, neglecting or refusing to obey any lawful regulation or order of the board or commissioner or any provision of this chapter may be compelled in a proceeding instituted in an appropriate court by the board or commissioner to obey such regulations, order, or provision of this chapter and to comply therewith by injunction, mandamus, or other appropriate remedy.

C. Without limiting the remedies that may be obtained in subsection B of this section, any person violating or failing, neglecting or refusing to obey any injunction, mandamus or other remedy obtained pursuant to subsection B of this section shall be subject, in the discretion of the court, to a civil penalty not to exceed $25,000 for each violation. Each day of violation shall constitute a separate offense.

D. With the consent of any person who has violated or failed, neglected, or refused to obey any regulation or order of the board or commissioner or any provision of this chapter, the board may provide, in an order issued by the board against such person, for the payment of civil charges for past violations in specific sums not to exceed the limit specified in subsection C of this section. Such civil charges shall be instead of any appropriate civil penalty that could be imposed under subsection C of this section.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-211 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 22, Issue 03, eff. January 1, 2006.

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