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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 260. Regulations Relating to Bail Enforcement Agents
10/24/2020

6VAC20-260-300. Penalties: Criminal and Monetary.

Article 2
Department Actions

A. Any person who engages in bail recovery in the Commonwealth without a valid license issued by the department is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. A third conviction under this section is a Class 6 felony.

B. Any person who violates any statute or board regulation who is not criminally prosecuted shall be subject to the monetary penalty provided in this section. If the board determines that a respondent is guilty of the violation complained of, the board shall determine the amount of the monetary penalty for the violation, which shall not exceed $2,500 for each violation. The penalty may be sued for and recovered in the name of the Commonwealth.

Statutory Authority

§§ 9.1-102 and 9.1-186.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 26, Issue 01, eff. October 14, 2009.

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