Section 8-19A-21

Criminal penalties.

(a) No salesperson shall solicit purchasers on behalf of a commercial telephone seller who is not currently licensed with the division pursuant to this chapter. Any person who violates this subsection commits a Class C felony punishable as provided in Section 13A-5-6 and Section 13A-5-11.

(b) No commercial telephone seller shall employ or be affiliated with a salesman who is soliciting purchasers and who is not currently licensed with the division pursuant to this chapter. Any person who violates this subsection commits a Class C felony punishable as provided in Section 13A-5-6 and Section 13A-5-11.

(c) No commercial telephone seller or salesperson shall solicit without a license. Any person who violates this subsection commits a Class C felony punishable as provided in Section 13A-5-6 and Section 13A-5-11.

(d) Any commercial telephone seller or salesperson who falsifies information on an application commits a Class C felony punishable as provided in Section 13A-5-6 and Section 13A-5-11.

(e) Except as provided in subsections (a), (b), (c), or (d), any person who otherwise violates any provision of this chapter or who directly or indirectly employs any device, scheme, or artifice to deceive in connection with the offer or sale by any commercial telephone seller commits a Class C felony punishable as provided in Section 13A-5-6 and Section 13A-5-11.

(f) Any person who is convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this chapter commits a Class B felony punishable as provided in Section 13A-5-6 and Section 13A-5-11. A conviction shall include a finding of guilt where adjudication has been withheld.

(g) Any person who violates this chapter shall also be guilty of a violation of Sections 8-19-1 to 8-19-15, inclusive.

(Acts 1994, No. 94-650, p. 1220, §21.)