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Recovery of civil penalty by attorney-general
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 22
§ 342-a. Recovery of civil penalty by attorney-general. In lieu of any
penalty otherwise prescribed for a violation of a provision of this
article and in addition to an action pursuant to section three hundred
forty-two of this article, the attorney-general may bring an action in
the name and in behalf of the people of the state against any person,
trustee, director, manager or other officer or agent of a corporation,
or against a corporation, foreign or domestic, to recover a penalty in
the sum specified in section three hundred forty-one of this article for
the doing in this state of any act herein declared to be illegal, or any
act in, toward or for the making or consummation of any contract,
agreement, arrangement or combination herein prohibited, wherever the
same may have been made. The action must be brought within three years
after the commission of the act upon which it is based.