(Added by Ord. No. 185,797, Eff. 11/25/18.)
B. Subsection A. notwithstanding, any person who violates any provision of Section 45.42 for the purpose of, or with the intent of, harassing or intimidating a tenant, prospective tenant, occupant, or prospective occupant; retaliating against a tenant, prospective tenant, occupant, or prospective occupant for the exercise of his or her rights; influencing a tenant or occupant to vacate a dwelling, or recovering possession of the dwelling; shall be punishable by a fine of $1,000 and by imprisonment in the County Jail for a period of not more than six months. Nothing in this subsection requires a landlord to actually or constructively evict a tenant in order to be in violation.