MANUFACTURED HOME DEALER AND INSTALLER LICENSING
44-2107. Penalty provisions. (1) Whoever shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter, or any laws or rules adopted pursuant to this chapter, or who shall refuse to perform any duty lawfully enjoined upon him by the administrator within the prescribed time, or who shall fail, neglect, or refuse to obey any lawful order given or made by the administrator, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject to the civil penalties established by administrative rule but not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) in accordance with the following:
(a) Each day of such violation shall constitute a separate offense. A violation will be considered a second or additional offense only if it occurs within one (1) year from the first violation.
(b) The same penalties shall apply, upon conviction, to any member of a copartnership, or to any construction, managing or directing officer of any corporation, limited liability company or limited liability partnership or other such organization consenting to, participating in, or aiding or abetting any such violation of this chapter.
(c) Proceedings related to the imposition of civil penalties shall be governed by the provisions of chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code.
(2) In addition to any other penalties specified in this section, whenever any person violates the provisions of this chapter by acting as a retailer, or installer, without a license, the administrator may maintain an action in the name of the state of Idaho to enjoin the person from any further violations in accordance with the following:
(a) Such action may be brought either in the county in which the acts are claimed to have been or are being committed, in the county where the defendant resides, or in Ada county.
(b) Upon the filing of a verified complaint in the district court, the court, if satisfied that the acts complained of have been or probably are being or may be committed, may issue a temporary restraining order and/or preliminary injunction, without bond, enjoining the defendant from the commission of any such act or acts constituting the violation.
(c) A copy of the complaint shall be served upon the defendant and the proceedings shall thereafter be conducted as in other similar civil actions. If the commission of the act or acts is established, the court shall enter a decree permanently enjoining the defendant from committing such act or acts. If an injunction issued under this section is violated, the court, or the judge thereof at chambers, may summarily try and punish the offender for contempt of court.
[(44-2107) 44-2106, added 1988, ch. 264, sec. 1, p. 522; am. and redesig. 1993, ch. 372, sec. 7, p. 1343; am. 2007, ch. 112, sec. 9, p. 326; am. 2013, ch. 57, sec. 5, p. 134; am. 2016, ch. 342, sec. 11, p. 973; am. 2020, ch. 129, sec. 6, p. 412.]