(1) In addition to any other penalty provided by law, a person who violates any provision of ORS 672.515 (Policy of ORS 672.505 to 672.705) to 672.705 (Fees) or any rule adopted thereunder is subject to payment of a civil penalty to the State Board of Geologist Examiners in an amount of not more than $1,000 for each offense.
(2) Civil penalties under this section shall be imposed as provided in ORS 183.745 (Civil penalty procedures).
(3) Notwithstanding ORS 670.335 (Disposition of fees received by boards), all penalties recovered shall be deposited into an account established as provided under ORS 182.470 (Depository accounts for moneys collected or received by semi-independent state agencies). Moneys deposited are continuously appropriated to the board and shall be used only for the administration and enforcement of ORS 182.456 (Definitions for ORS 182.456 to 182.472) to 182.472 (Reports) and 672.505 (Definitions for ORS 672.505 to 672.705) to 672.705 (Fees). [1983 c.450 §2; 1987 c.414 §50; 1991 c.734 §68; 1997 c.643 §25; 1999 c.1084 §64]