New York Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Sec. § 130
Penalties for Violations of Chapter


1.

Any person who manufactures for sale or sells alcoholic beverages, other than the illicit alcoholic beverages as defined in section one hundred fifty, without having an appropriate license therefor, or whose license has been revoked, surrendered or cancelled, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon first conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not more than two times the cost of a special on premises license in the county where the unlawful act took place or by imprisonment in a county jail or penitentiary for a term of not less than thirty days nor more than one year or both and upon second conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not less than two times and not more than three times the cost of a special on premises license in the county where the unlawful act took place or by imprisonment in a county jail or penitentiary for a term of not less than thirty days nor more than one year or both and upon all subsequent convictions thereof shall be punished by a fine not less than three times and not more than four times the cost of a special on premises license in the county where the unlawful act took place or by imprisonment in a county jail or penitentiary for a term of not less than thirty days nor more than one year or both provided, however, that in default of payment of any fine imposed, such person shall be imprisoned in a county jail or penitentiary for a term of not less than thirty days. 1-a. Any licensee, whose license has been suspended pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, who sells alcoholic beverages during the suspension period, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than two hundred dollars or by imprisonment in a county jail or penitentiary for a term of not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

2.

Any person who shall make any false statement in the application for a license or a permit under this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by a fine of not more than two hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in a county jail or penitentiary for a term of not more than six months or both.

3.

Any violation by any person of any provision of this chapter for which no punishment or penalty is otherwise provided shall be a misdemeanor, provided, however, that the provisions of this subdivision shall not apply to the prohibitions provided for in subdivision six-a of section one hundred six of this chapter.

4.

In the city of New York, a summons shall be issued for a violation of the provisions of subdivision fourteen of section one hundred and five, section one hundred and five-a and subdivision five of section one hundred and six of this chapter in the same manner as provided by subdivision h of section one hundred and sixteen of the New York city criminal courts act.

5.

Any violation by any person of the alcoholic beverage control law for which no punishment or penalty is otherwise provided shall be a misdemeanor, provided, however, that the provisions of this subdivision shall not apply to the prohibitions provided for in subdivision six-a of section one hundred six of this chapter.
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