The commission shall by rule establish a graduated schedule of civil fines for violations of laws related to horse racing or of the commission's rules. The schedule must include minimum and maximum fines for each violation and be based on and reflect the culpability, frequency and severity of the violator's actions. The commission may impose a fine from this schedule on a licensee for a violation of those rules or laws relating to horse racing. The fine is in addition to any criminal penalty imposed for the same violation. Fines imposed by the commission must be paid to the commission and forwarded to the commissioner of management and budget for deposit in the general fund. A fine in excess of $2,000 is a contested case under the Administrative Procedure Act.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes