§20-14-8. Violation of rules, criminal and civil penalties; use of funds.
(a) Any person who violates any of the rules promulgated by the board pursuant to this article is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars for each offense.

(b) Any person who violates any of the rules promulgated by the board pursuant of this article relating to permits or failure to purchase a permit, safety violations or other civil violations is subject to a civil penalty of one hundred dollars. Authority rangers shall issue citations for civil violations.

(c) All civil penalties for civil violations received pursuant to this section shall be remitted to the Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority for use by the board in is discretion for the benefit of the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area. Effective July 1, 2008, the special revenue fund known as the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Fund shall be terminated, and any and all funds remaining in the fund shall be transferred from the fund and remitted to the Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority for use by the Board in its discretion for the benefit of the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area.