(a) Except as otherwise provided for an offense outside this part, a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor or infraction may be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding:
(1) $1,000 for a class A misdemeanor;
(2) $500 for a class B misdemeanor:
(3) $300 for a class C misdemeanor;
(4) $200 for an infraction.
(b) In lieu of a fine imposed under subsection (a), a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor or infraction through which he derived “gain”, as defined in 46.2101, may be sentenced to a fine which does not exceed 2 times the amount of gain from the commission of the offense. An individual offender may be fined not more than $20,000 under this provision.History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.
Research Guide: MCC 560.016