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§ 49-15-401. Purpose; commission not to seek both administrative and criminal penalties except under limited circumstances; commission to notify Department of Marine Resources of violations for administrative penalty processing.
 

It is the purpose of this article to establish an administrative hearing procedure for the Commission on Marine Resources to enforce the rules and regulations of the commission and Sections 49-15-1 through 49-15-321, 49-27-1 through 49-27-71, 59-21-111, and such other statutes within the jurisdiction of the Commission on Marine Resources. Unless specifically authorized, the commission shall not seek both administrative and criminal penalties against violators of the statutes referred to herein for the same offense, except as provided in Section 49-15-63. The commission will notify the Department of Marine Resources of violations to bring forward for administrative penalty processing. 
 

Sources: Laws, 2005, ch. 422, § 1, eff from and after July 1, 2005.