La. R.S. § 37:1808 - Acting as pawnbroker without complying with law; violations by pawnbroker; penalties

Cite as:La. R.S. § 37:1808
Currency:Current with changes through the 2018 Third Extraordinary Legislative Session

A. Any person who engages in the business of operating a pawnshop or who advertises in any media or by any means that he is a pawnbroker without first securing the license prescribed by this Part shall be punished by a fine up to five thousand dollars by the commissioner or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.

B. In addition to any other penalty which may be applicable, any licensee who willfully violates the provisions of this Part or who willfully makes a false entry in any records required by this Part shall be fined up to one thousand dollars per violation or false entry.

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