Title 13: Crimes and Criminal Procedure
Chapter 33: COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
13 V.S.A. § 1465. Penalties
§ 1465. Penalties
(a) Provided that notice was properly served, a person who violates a hate-motivated crime injunction issued under this chapter shall be imprisoned not more than one year or fined not more than $2,000.00, or both.
(b) A person who is convicted of a second or subsequent offense under this section shall be imprisoned not more than three years or fined not more than $10,000.00, or both.
(c) Nothing in this section shall be construed to diminish the inherent authority of the courts to enforce their lawful orders through contempt proceedings.
(d) Prosecution under this section shall not bar prosecution for any other crime, including any crime that may have been committed at the time of the violation of the hate-motivated crime injunction. (Added 1999, No. 56, § 3.)