(1) As used in this section, “gain” means the amount of money and the value of any property derived from the violation.
(2) In addition to any other sanction imposed by law, if a person derives a gain of at least $5,000 from violating any commercial fishing law or rule promulgated pursuant to such laws, the person shall be subject to a civil penalty that is equal to twice the amount of the gain.
(3) Civil penalties under this section shall be imposed pursuant to ORS 183.745.
(4) Any civil penalty received by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife under this section shall be deposited in the Commercial Fisheries Fund. [1999 c.672 §2]
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