TITLE 5
Businesses and Professions

CHAPTER 5-70
Telecommunications

SECTION 5-70-6


§ 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 telecommunications 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 that is found to have violated subsection (a), after notice and a hearing before the board of examination and licensing of telecommunications 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).

History of Section.
(P.L. 1994, ch. 346, § 1; P.L. 1997, ch. 340, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 175, § 1.)