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SECTION 307
Penalties and the enforcement thereof
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 19
§ 307. Penalties and the enforcement thereof. Every person violating
the provisions of this article, relating to the test for refined
petroleum and oil, shall forfeit to the people of the state the sum of
five hundred dollars for each violation.

Every person violating any provision of this article, relating to the
storage or keeping for sale of any article, substance or product herein
specified, shall forfeit to the people of the state, the sum of two
hundred and fifty dollars for each day and part of a day that such
violation continues.

Every person violating any provisions of this article, relating to the
incumbering of any sidewalk or street, shall forfeit the sum of
twenty-five dollars for each day and part of a day that such violation
continues, to be paid, if in a city or village, to such city or village,
and elsewhere, to the town in which such violation occurs.

The mayor and common council of every city or other proper authorities
thereof, shall, by ordinance or resolution, provide for the proper
enforcement of the provisions of the preceding sections of this article,
and in every such city, the moneys collected by the city as penalties
for the violation of any such ordinance or resolution or of any of such
provisions, shall be applied to the support of the poor therein, except
in Brooklyn, where they shall be paid into the widows and orphans' fund
of the fire department, and except in Buffalo, where they shall be paid
to the treasurer of the firemen's benevolent association of the city for
its use and benefit.