New York Agriculture & Markets Law
Penalty for Violation of Rule or Order
Every person, association or corporation and all agents, officers and employees thereof, shall obey every order made as provided in this chapter, so long as such order shall be in force. A person, association or corporation who shall fail by himself, itself or through his or its agents, officers and employees, to obey any order of the commissioner, or who shall violate any rule of the department shall be subject to a penalty not exceeding the sum of four hundred dollars for each and every first offense, and a penalty not exceeding the sum of eight hundred dollars for a second and each subsequent offense. Every violation of such order, or of the rules of the department, shall be a separate and distinct offense, and in case of a continuing violation, every day’s continuance thereof shall be a separate and distinct offense.