§32A-2-19. Civil penalty.
The commissioner may bring civil actions to enforce this
article in the circuit court of Kanawha County or the county in
which the violation occurred and seek civil penalties. If, after
notice and a hearing, the court finds that a person has violated
this article, a rule adopted under this article, or an order of the
commissioner issued under this article, the court may order the
person to pay to the state a civil penalty. The amount of a civil
penalty under this section may not exceed five thousand dollars for
each violation or, in the case of a continuing violation, up to
five thousand dollars for each day that the violation continues.
A civil penalty assessed may be collected from the bond or deposit
required under section ten of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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