Any foreign corporation subject to the provisions of Chapter 21 which transacts intrastate business without complying therewith is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by fine of not less than five hundred dollars ($500) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), to be recovered in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Prosecution under this section may be brought by the Attorney General or by any district attorney. If brought by the latter, one-half of the fine collected shall be paid to the treasurer of the county in which the conviction was had and one-half to the State Treasurer. If brought by the Attorney General the entire amount of fine collected shall be paid to the State Treasurer to the credit of the General Fund of the state.
(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 682.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018