N.Y. VAT. LAW § 1801 : NY Code - Section 1801: Penalties for misdemeanors

Search N.Y. VAT. LAW § 1801 : NY Code - Section 1801: Penalties for misdemeanors

1. Every person convicted of a
  misdemeanor for a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter for
  which another penalty is not  provided  shall  for  a  first  conviction
  thereof  be punished by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars or
  by imprisonment for not more than thirty days or by both such  fine  and
  imprisonment; for a conviction of a second violation, both of which were
  committed  within  a  period  of  eighteen  months, such person shall be
  punished by a fine of not more than five hundred twenty-five dollars  or
  by  imprisonment  for not more than ninety days or by both such fine and
  imprisonment; upon a conviction of a third or subsequent violation,  all
  of  which were committed within a period of eighteen months, such person
  shall be punished by a fine of not more than one  thousand  one  hundred
  twenty-five  dollars  or  by  imprisonment for not more than one hundred
  eighty days or by both such fine and imprisonment, except that any  fine
  imposed  upon conviction of a violation of section twelve hundred twelve
  of this chapter shall be not less than one hundred dollars.
    2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this  section,
  every  operator  or  registered  owner  of  a  motor  vehicle  having  a
  registered maximum gross weight of  eighteen  thousand  pounds  or  more
  convicted  of  a  misdemeanor  for  a violation of the provisions of the
  closing  paragraph  of  subdivision  one  of   section   three   hundred
  seventy-five  of  this chapter with respect to the knowing disconnection
  of any set of service brakes on such motor vehicle, shall be punished by
  a fine of not more than two thousand two hundred fifty dollars.