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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 10H: Fines for categories of violations

Section 10H. A person notified to appear before the clerk of a district court as provided in section 10G for a violation of section 4A of chapter 21, the regulations promulgated pursuant to section 17A of said chapter 21, the regulations promulgated pursuant to chapter 90B, or the rules and regulations of the division of fisheries and wildlife regulating activity on land under the management of such division, may so appear within the time specified and pay a fine of $50.

A person notified to appear before the clerk of the district court as provided in section 10G for a violation of section 37B of chapter 21 may so appear within the time specified and pay a fine of $50.

A person notified to appear before the clerk of a district court as provided in section 10G for a violation of section 2, 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6, 7, subsection (b) of section 9, section 12, 12A or 13A of chapter 90B may so appear within the time specified and pay a fine of $50.

A person notified to appear before the clerk of a district court as provided in section 10G for violation of subsections (b), (c) and (e) of section 8 of said chapter 90B may so appear within the time specified and pay a fine of $100.

A person notified to appear before the clerk of a district court as provided in section 10G for a violation of sections 21 to 24, inclusive, of said chapter 90B may so appear within the time specified and pay a fine of $250.

A person notified to appear before the clerk of a district court as provided in said section 10G for a violation of section 17A, 18, 19, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 36, 51, 51A, 66, 69, 70, 71, 72, 100C or 102 of chapter 130 may so appear within the time specified and pay a fine of $100.

A person notified to appear before the clerk of a district court as provided in said section 10G for a violation of section 13, 17, 21, 29, 37, 38, 38A, 39, 40, 41, 41A, 44, 44A, 44B, 47, 49, 80, 81, 82, 92, 100A, 100B or 106 of said chapter 130 may so appear within the time specified and pay a fine of $200.

A person notified to appear before the clerk of a district court as provided in said section 10G for a violation of section 23, 25, 67, 68, 75, 95 or 100D of said chapter 130 may so appear within the time specified and pay a fine of $400.

A person notified to appear before the clerk of a district court as provided in said section 10G for a violation of section 17, 17A, 34, 35, 37, 40, 41, 41A, 44, 44A, 44B, 95, 100A, 100B or 100C of chapter 130 may so appear within the time specified and pay, in addition to the applicable fine specified in this section, a supplemental fine of $10 per fish; provided, however, that for the purposes of this paragraph, the term ''fish'' shall have the meaning provided in section 1 of chapter 130, but shall not include bi-valve shellfish.

A person notified to appear before the clerk of a district court as provided in said section 10G for a violation of section 1, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13, 16, 19A, 23 to 25, inclusive, 26, 27, 28, 30, 32, 33, 36, 38, 44, 47, 49 to 54, inclusive, 57, 59, 69, 71, 72, 76, 77, 79, 80 or 82 of chapter 131 may so appear and pay a fine of $50.

A person notified to appear before the clerk of a district court as provided in said section 10G for violations of section 58, 66, 67, 70, 75A or 80A of said chapter 131 may appear and pay a fine of $100.

A person notified to appear before the clerk of a district court as provided in said section 10G for a violation of section 5C of chapter 90B may appear and pay a fine of $2,000. For the purposes of this paragraph, ''person'' shall mean a natural person, corporation, association, partnership or other legal entity or other legal agency or political subdivision of the commonwealth.