231-96 Failure to record transaction. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person doing business under chapter 237, other than casual sales, to conduct any transaction in cash and fail to:

(1) Offer a receipt or other record of the transaction; and

(2) Maintain a contemporaneously generated record of all business transactions conducted each day,

whether handwritten or generated by a manually operated or electronic cash register. Each day a person is in violation of this section shall be treated as a separate violation.

(b) Except as provided in subsection (c), any person who violates this section shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $1,000; provided that if the person is a cash-based business, the fine shall not exceed $2,000.

(c) If the person, including a cash-based business, is otherwise in compliance with title 14 at the time of violation of this section, the fine for a violation of this section shall be commensurate with the violation, as determined by the department in accordance with rules adopted pursuant to chapter 91. [L 2009, c 134, pt of 2, 13(3); am L 2011, c 102, 1; am L 2013, c 58, 1 and c 162, 1]



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