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(A) Except as otherwise provided for an offense defined outside this title, a person who has been convicted of any felony and granted a sentence of probation or conditional discharge may be sentenced to pay a fine in an amount not to exceed $10,000 or double his or her gain from commission of the offense, whichever is the greater.
(B) In determining the amount and method of paying a fine for commission of a felony, the court shall consider, among others, the following factors:
(1) The defendant’s ability to pay the amount of the fine;
(2) The hardship likely to be imposed on the defendant’s dependents by the amount of the fine and the time and method of paying it;
(3) The impact the amount of the fine will have on the defendant’s ability to make reparation or restitution to the victim; and
(4) The amount of the defendant’s gain, if any, derived from the commission of the offense.
(C) When a defendant is convicted of two or more felonies committed through a single act and is sentenced to fines pursuant to division (A) above, the aggregate amount of such fines shall not exceed $10,000 or double the amount of the defendant’s gain from commission of the offenses, whichever is the greater.
(D) This section does not apply to a corporation.
(KRS 534.030) (Prior Code, § 140.03)