(a) Littering, or violation of any provision of this chapter, is an infraction punishable under the following schedule of fines, at the discretion of the district court:
NO LESS THAN and NO MORE THAN
First Offense… $50.00 $100.00
Second Offense.. $100.00 $200.00
Third Offense…. $400.00 $500.00
Fourth Offense... $500.00 $1,000.00
(b) Additionally, or in lieu of fines, any person convicted under this chapter may be ordered to pick up and remove litter from public places, including streams and the seashores, under the direction of the Department of Public Safety.
(c) All fines collected shall be deposited into the general fund and subject to legislative appropriation.History: 1991, PL 22-16; amd 1994, PL 23-10; 2001, PL 27-8.