§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.