2011 Utah Code
Title 7 Financial Institutions Act
Chapter 23 Check Cashing and Deferred Deposit Lending Registration Act
Section 504 Penalties.
(1) A person who violates this chapter or who files materially false information with a registration or renewal under Section 7-23-201 is:
(a) guilty of a class B misdemeanor, except for a violation of:
(i) Subsection 7-23-401(1)(f)(i), (ii), or (iii); or
(ii) rules made under Subsection 7-23-501(2)(b); and
(b) subject to revocation of a person's registration under this chapter.
(2) Subject to Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act, if the department determines that a person is engaging in the business of cashing checks or the business of deferred deposit lending in violation of this chapter, the department may:
(a) revoke that person's registration under this chapter;
(b) issue a cease and desist order from committing any further violations;
(c) prohibit the person from continuing to engage in the business of:
(i) cashing checks; or
(ii) deferred deposit lending;
(d) impose an administrative fine not to exceed $1,000 per violation, except that:
(i) a fine imposed under Subsection 7-23-201(4) shall comply with Subsection 7-23-201(4); and
(ii) the aggregate total of fines imposed under this chapter against a person in a calendar year may not exceed $30,000 for that calendar year; or
(e) take any combination of actions listed under this Subsection (2).
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