§ 5-70-6. Unauthorized practice prohibited Criminal penalties Injunctions.
(a) Except as provided in this chapter, no individual, firm, or corporation shall provide or offer to provide telecommunications services in this state or use any title, sign, card, or device implying that the individual, firm, or corporation is qualified to provide telecommunication services unless that individual, firm, or corporation is the beneficial holder of a currently valid license issued pursuant to this chapter.
(b) Any individual, partnership, or corporation which is found to have violated subsection (a) of this section, after notice and a hearing before the board of examination and licensing of telecommunication systems contractors, technicians, and installers, and approved by the director of labor and training shall be obligated to pay a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500) for the first offense, and a fine of not less than five hundred dollars ($500) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each subsequent offense.
(c) The director of labor and training has the power to institute injunction proceedings in superior court to prevent violations of subsection (a) of this section.
(P.L. 1994, ch. 346, § 1; P.L. 1997, ch. 340, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 175, § 1.)