Section 40-12-9

Penalty for failure to take out license; selling throughout state under one license.

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to engage in or carry on any business, or do any act for which a license is required now or may hereafter be by law, without having first paid for and taken out a license therefor in the manner in this title provided. Any person who is convicted of failing to take out and pay for the license required shall be fined not less than the amounts of all licenses required of him and, if convicted for refusing to take out the license shall, on conviction, be fined not less than the amount of the state and county license due by him and not more than $100 in addition thereto, and may be sentenced to hard labor for the county for not more than six months, all fines to be paid in money; and, when collected, two thirds shall be paid to the state and one third to the county.

(b) No person shall be allowed the privilege of selling throughout the state under one license except by special provisions of law.

(Acts 1935, No. 194, p. 256; Code 1940, T. 51, §834.)