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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 003 : STATE BOARD OF HEALTH

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 131)
  • § 131. Criminal penalty

    (a) Any person who violates a provision of this title, or who fails or neglects to obey or comply with an order or the terms of a permit issued under this title shall be fined not more than  $5,000.00. Each violation shall be a separate offense and, in the case of a continuing violation, each day's continuance shall be deemed a separate violation.

    (b) Any person who refuses to obey or comply with an order or the terms of a permit issued under this title or who knowingly creates a public health hazard or knowingly contributes to a significant public health risk shall be fined not more than $25,000.00 or be imprisoned not more than six months, or both. Each violation shall be a separate offense and, in the case of a continuing violation, each day's continuance shall be deemed a separate violation.

    (c) Any person who knowingly makes a false statement, representation, or certification as to any material fact in any application, record, report, plan, testing result, or other document filed or required to be maintained under this title, or who falsifies, tampers with, or knowingly renders inaccurate a testing device or method required to be maintained under this title or required by a permit, rule, regulation, or order issued under this title shall be fined not more than $10,000.00 or be imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.

    (d) Any person who hinders or attempts to hinder any actions taken pursuant to this chapter shall be fined not more than $1,000.00. (Added 1985, No. 267 (Adj. Sess.), § 15.)