37-23-311. Misdemeanor violations -- penalties. (1) It is a misdemeanor for a person to knowingly:
(a) engage in the practice of professional counseling, except as provided in 37-23-201(4);
(b) represent that the person is a licensed professional counselor without being licensed under this chapter;
(c) obtain or attempt to obtain a license or license renewal by bribery or fraudulent representation; or
(d) make a false statement on any form used by the board to implement this chapter or the rules adopted under this chapter.
(2) A person convicted under this section shall be imprisoned in the county jail for a period not exceeding 6 months or fined not more than $500, or both. A person convicted of any subsequent offense under this section shall be punished by both fine and imprisonment.