The Vermont Statutes Online
CONTROL OF CONTAGIOUS LIVESTOCK DISEASES
1164. Civil penalties
(a) A person who
violates any provision of this chapter or the rules adopted under this chapter,
or who commits any of the acts described in section 1163 of this title shall in
addition to any other penalty be subject to a civil penalty of not more
than $5,000.00. Each violation shall be
a separate and distinct offense and, in the case of a continuing violation,
each day's continuance thereof shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense.
In no event shall the cumulative penalty exceed
$25,000.00 per occurrence.
secretary may, in the name of the agency, obtain a temporary or permanent
injunction to restrain a violation of this chapter.
(c) After notice
and opportunity for hearing, the secretary may suspend or revoke any license
issued pursuant to chapters 63 and 65 of this title for any violation of this
chapter. (Added 1987, No. 276 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2003, No. 42, § 2,
eff. May 27, 2003.)