Section 34-4-7

Penalties.

(a) Any person violating this chapter, shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor, subject to a fine or imprisonment, or both.

(b) Any person, having previously been convicted for violating this chapter, who subsequently violates this chapter, shall, upon conviction for the subsequent violation, be guilty of a Class C felony, subject to a fine or imprisonment, or both.

(Acts 1973, No. 811, p. 1236, §22; Act 98-271, p. 440, §1.)