PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
IDAHO CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION ACT
54-5217. Penalties. (1) Any person acting in the capacity of a contractor within the meaning of this chapter without a current registration as herein required shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not to exceed six (6) months, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.
(2) No person engaged in the business or acting in the capacity of a contractor, unless otherwise exempt, may bring or maintain any action in any court of this state for the collection of compensation for the performance of any act or contract for which registration is required by this chapter without alleging and proving that he was a duly registered contractor, or that he was otherwise exempt as provided for in this chapter, at all times during the performance of such act or contract.
[54-5217, added 2005, ch. 153, sec. 1, p. 480.]