New York Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Sec. § 25.35
Criminal Penalties


1.

(a) Any person, firm, corporation or other entity, whether or not domiciled, licensed or registered within the state, which is convicted of violating section 25.27 or 25.29 of this article shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars or two times the amount of the defendants gain, to be determined pursuant to the procedures set forth in section 400.30 of the criminal procedure law, whichever is greater, or by a term of imprisonment not to exceed one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

(b)

Any person, firm, corporation or other entity, whether or not domiciled, licensed, or registered within the state, which is convicted of violating section 25.27 or 25.29 of this article, when the value of the commission, gratuity, bonus, premium or price unlawfully paid or accepted exceeds one thousand dollars for an event as defined in section 23.03 of this chapter, whether or not such payment is for tickets to a single performance of that event, shall be guilty of a class E felony, punishable by a term of imprisonment in accordance with the penal law, or by a fine of five thousand dollars or two times the amount of the defendants gain, to be determined pursuant to the procedures set forth in section 400.30 of the criminal procedure law, whichever is greater, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

2.

Any person, firm or corporation which is convicted of violating subdivision two of section 25.09 of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a term of imprisonment not to exceed one year or by a fine not to exceed seven hundred fifty dollars on the first conviction; one thousand five hundred dollars on the second conviction; and two thousand dollars, on each subsequent conviction or by both such fine and imprisonment.

3.

Any person, firm or corporation which is convicted of knowingly violating subdivision one of section 25.07 or section 25.13 or section 25.15 of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a term of imprisonment not to exceed one hundred eighty days or by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars on the first conviction; one thousand dollars on the second conviction; and two thousand dollars on each subsequent conviction or by both such fine and imprisonment.

4.

Notwithstanding any other penalty which may be imposed for any other violation of this article, any person, firm or corporation which is convicted of violating section 25.11 of this article shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine not to exceed two hundred dollars on the first conviction; five hundred dollars on the second conviction; and one thousand dollars on each subsequent conviction.

5.

Any person, firm or corporation which is convicted of violating subdivision one of section 25.09 of this article shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars.

6.

Any person, firm or corporation which is convicted of violating any other section of this article shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine not to exceed two hundred fifty dollars.

7.

Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary, when the fines included in this section are imposed on a firm, corporation or other entity that is not a single person, such fines may be imposed at up to two times the amount otherwise allowed, or, where applicable, three times the amount of the defendants gain. * NB Repealed July 1, 2017
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