Sec. 10. A person who:
(1) engages in business as a timber buyer without securing a registration or in violation of this chapter; or
(2) refuses to permit inspection of the person's premises, books, accounts, or records as provided in this chapter;
commits a Class A misdemeanor. However, the offense is a Level 6 felony if the person has a prior unrelated conviction for an offense under this section.
Formerly: Acts 1972, P.L.190, SEC.1. As amended by Acts 1978, P.L.2, SEC.2563; P.L.98-2001, SEC.4; P.L.158-2013, SEC.292.