2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 10 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 5A - COMMODITIES AND COMMODITY CONTRACTS AND OPTIONS
ARTICLE 2 - ENFORCEMENT
§ 10-5A-31 - Criminal penalties for violating chapter; institution of criminal proceedings
10-5A-31. Criminal penalties for violating chapter; institution of criminal proceedings
(a) Any person who willfully violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $50,000.00 or imprisoned for not more than ten years, or both, for each violation.
(b) The Commissioner may refer such evidence as is available concerning violations of this chapter or any rule or order of the Commissioner to the Attorney General or the proper district attorney, who may, with or without such a reference from the Commissioner, institute the appropriate criminal proceedings under this chapter.
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