SEC. 73-27-17. Penalty.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, on conviction, of the first offense, be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) or by imprisonment in the county jail not more than three (3) months or both; and such person, upon conviction of the second offense against this chapter, shall be punished by a fine of not less than two hundred dollars ($200.00) or more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or by imprisonment in the penitentiary not less than one (1) year or more than two (2) years; and such person, upon conviction of any succeeding offense, shall be punished in the discretion of the court; provided, however, that such punishment shall in no case exceed the payment of a fine of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) or imprisonment for five years.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 8902; Laws, 1938, ch. 189.