454 CMR 30.17 - Violations and Civil Administrative Penalties

If the director, after investigation, has cause to believe that a person offering professional employer services or client has violated one or more provisions of M.G.L. c. 149, ยงยง 192 through 203 or 454 CMR 30.00, then the director may among other available remedies and penalties:

(1) deny an application for registration or renewal registration;
(2) revoke, suspend, restrict a registration;
(3) place the registrant on probation for the period and subject said registrant to conditions that the department specifies;
(4) issue a cease and desist order;
(5) impose an administrative penalty in an amount not to exceed $1,000 for each material violation; or
(6) refer the matter to the Office of the Attorney General for criminal prosecution.


454 CMR 30.17
Adopted by Mass Register Issue 1389, eff. 4/19/2019.

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