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Crane inspectors
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 28-D
§ 486. Crane inspectors. 1. Civil penalty and enforcement.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, where it is proven, after a
hearing on the merits, that a crane inspector:

a. willfully failed to inspect a crane for which he or she filed an
inspection report; or

b. willfully falsified an inspection report; or

c. willfully made material misstatements or material omissions on an
inspection report; or

d. willfully accepted a bribe, regardless of its effect on his or her
official duties;

such crane inspector shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less
than one thousand dollars nor more than five thousand dollars for each
such occurrence or transaction. The attorney general shall have
jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of this subdivision.

2. Scope. The provisions of this section shall not be deemed to
establish an exclusive remedy, and shall not be deemed to bar the
prosecution of criminal charges in addition to any action brought
pursuant to the provisions of this section.