(1) If the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services finds that a person has violated a provision of ORS 697.500 to 697.555 or any rules adopted under ORS 697.500 to 697.555, the director may impose in the manner provided in ORS 183.745 a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed $1,000 for each violation or, in the case of a continuing violation, not more than $1,000 for each day that the violation continues. The total amount of a penalty imposed for a continuing violation may not exceed $20,000 for each offense. The director shall pay all moneys received under this section into the Consumer and Business Services Fund as provided in ORS 705.145.
(2) The director may order any check-cashing business the director finds in violation of ORS 697.520 to repay any excessive fee, service charge or consideration the check-cashing business has collected. [2007 c.358 §15]Section: Previous 697.524 697.526 697.528 697.530 697.540 697.542 697.550 697.555 697.602 697.610 697.612 697.615 697.620 697.622 697.625 Next
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