37-51-608. Penalties -- criminal -- civil. (1) A person who acts without a license or while a license is suspended or revoked or who violates any provision of this part is guilty of a misdemeanor. For a first conviction, the person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $100 or more than $500 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days, or both. Upon conviction of a second or subsequent offense, the person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $500 or more than $2,000 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 6 months, or both.
(2) If a person is determined in a civil action to have received any money or the equivalent as a fee, commission, or other compensation while violating the provisions of this part, the person is also liable for a penalty of not less than the amount received and not more than three times the amount received, as the court may determine.