§11-14C-38. Engaging in business without a license; civil penalty.
(a) Any person who engages in any business activity for which a license is required by this article without having first obtained and subsequently retained such a valid license is subject to the following civil penalty.

(1) For the first violation the amount is five thousand dollars.

(2) For each subsequent violation the amount is ten thousand dollars.

(b) Civil penalties prescribed under this section shall be assessed, collected and paid in the same manner as the motor fuel tax.