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Code of Virginia
Title 3.2. Agriculture, Animal Care, and Food
Chapter 51.1. Produce Safety
5/25/2019

§ 3.2-5156. (For expiration date, see Editor's notes) Civil penalty.

Any person who violates any provision of this chapter or regulation of the Board adopted pursuant to § 3.2-5148 is subject to a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed $1,000 per violation. In determining the amount of any civil penalty, the Board shall give due consideration to (i) the history of the person's previous violations, (ii) the seriousness of the violation, and (iii) the demonstrated good faith of the person charged in attempting to achieve compliance with this chapter after being notified of the violation. Such penalty shall be collected by the Commissioner and the proceeds shall be deposited into the state treasury and credited to the Virginia Natural Resources Commitment Fund created pursuant to § 10.1-2128.1.

2017, c. 574.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.