2020 Indiana Code
Title 15. Agriculture and Animals
Article 21. Commercial Dog Breeder Regulation
Chapter 7. Enforcement
15-21-7-1. Enforcement by Board; When Enforcement Permissible; Enforcement Power

Universal Citation: IN Code § 15-21-7-1 (2020)

Sec. 1. (a) The board may enforce this article when the board determines that sufficient funds have been deposited in the commercial dog breeder and broker fund to permit enforcement.

(b) In enforcing this article, the board may:

(1) seek injunctive relief;

(2) issue an order of compliance notifying the commercial dog breeder or commercial dog broker of a violation and requiring corrective action by a certain date; and

(3) impose a civil penalty of not more than:

(A) five hundred dollars ($500) for a knowing violation;

(B) one thousand dollars ($1,000) for an intentional violation; and

(C) five thousand dollars ($5,000) for knowingly or intentionally violating an injunction.

(c) The board may seek an injunction to prohibit a commercial dog breeder from registering with the board for not more than three (3) years.

(d) Subsection (a) does not prohibit the board from assisting a law enforcement agency in a criminal investigation.

As added by P.L.111-2009, SEC.4.

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