§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]