533D.14  Administrative penalty.

1.  If the superintendent finds, after notice and hearing as provided in this chapter, that a person has violated this chapter, a rule adopted pursuant to this chapter, or an order of the superintendent, the superintendent may order the person to pay an administrative fine of not more than five thousand dollars for each violation, in addition to the costs of investigation.

2.  If a person fails to pay an administrative fine and the costs of investigation ordered pursuant to subsection 1, a lien in the amount of the fine and costs may be imposed upon all assets and property of the person in this state and may be recovered in a civil action by the superintendent. Failure of the person to pay the fine and costs constitutes a separate violation of this chapter.

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  95 Acts, ch 139, §14

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