Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0680-01-.21 - CITATION PENALTIES

(1) The Executive Director of the Board for Licensing Contractors may issue citations against persons acting in the capacity of or engaging in the business of a contractor without a license in violation of T.C.A. § 62-6-103. Each citation shall be in writing and describe with particularity the basis of the citation. Each citation shall contain an order to cease all violations of this chapter, and an assessment of a civil penalty in accordance with the following schedule:

Violation Penalty
T.C.A. § 62-6-103(a)(1) $50 - $1000
T.C.A. § 62-6-103(b) $50 - $1000
(2) In determining the amount of any penalty to be assessed pursuant to this rule, the Executive Director may consider such factors as the following:
(a) Whether the amount imposed will be substantial economic deterrent to the violator;
(b) The circumstances leading to the violation;
(c) The severity of the violation and the risk of harm to the public;
(d) The economic benefits gained by the violator as a result of noncompliance;
(e) The interest of the public;
(f) Willfulness of the violation;
(g) Extent to which the licensee has sought to compensate any victim(s) of the violation.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0680-01-.21
Original rule filed February 25, 1993; effective April 11, 1993. Amendment filed January 31, 1996; effective April 16, 1996.

Authority: T.C.A. § 62-6-106 and Acts of 1991, Public Chapter 272.

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