19A NCAC 03D .0232      CIVIL PENALTY SCHEDULE FOR NON-LICENSED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS

The civil penalty schedule established in this Rule shall apply to a person acting as a dealer who has not obtained a license pursuant to Article 12 of the Motor Vehicle dealers and Manufacturers Licensing Law.  The Division of Motor Vehicles shall apply the penalty schedule in the following manner:

(1)           For a first offense of selling motor vehicles without a license against any person who is required to obtain a license under G.S. 20-287 and has not obtained the license, the DMV shall levy and collect a civil penalty of one thousand dollars ($1000) in addition to any other punishment required under the law.

(2)           For a second offense of selling motor vehicles without a license against any person who is required to obtain a license under G.S. 20-287 and has not obtained the license, the DMV shall levy and collect a civil penalty of three thousand dollars ($3,000) in addition to any other punishment under the law.

(3)           For a third or subsequent offense of selling motor vehicles without a license against any person who is required to obtain a license under G.S. 287 and has not obtained the license, the Division shall levy and collect a civil penalty of five thousand dollars ($5,000) in addition to any other punishment under the law.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 20-39; 20-287;

Eff. August 1, 2004.