FISH AND GAME
OUTFITTERS AND GUIDES
36-2117A. Civil penalty for violations. (a) The board or its designated agent may commence and prosecute in district court a civil enforcement action, including obtaining injunctive relief, against any person who is alleged to have violated this chapter or any rule promulgated pursuant to this chapter. The board shall not be required to initiate or prosecute an administrative action before commencing and prosecuting a civil action.
(b) No civil proceeding may be brought to recover for a violation of this chapter or any rule promulgated pursuant to this chapter more than two (2) years from the later of: the date the violation occurred or the date of the criminal conviction pursuant to section 36-2113, Idaho Code.
(c) The civil penalty for violation of the provisions of this chapter or any rule promulgated pursuant to this chapter shall not exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000) for each separate violation.
(d) Any person who is found to have violated any provision of this chapter or any rule promulgated pursuant to this chapter shall be assessed the board’s costs, including the reasonable value of attorneys’ services, for preparing and litigating the case.
(e) Fifty percent (50%) of all moneys collected under this section shall be deposited with the state treasurer, and the state treasurer shall credit the same to the Idaho outfitters and guides board fund, and fifty percent (50%) of the moneys shall go to the general fund in the state operating fund.
[36-2117A, added 1984, ch. 262, sec. 5, p. 636; am. 1988, ch. 269, sec. 12, p. 895; am. 2003, ch. 205, sec. 3, p. 549.]