539.99  PENALTY.
   (a)   Whoever violates this chapter is guilty of a violation of the parental responsibility ordinance, a minor misdemeanor.
   (b)   If the offender has been previously convicted of a violation of the parental responsibility ordinance, a violation of this chapter is a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
   (c)   Upon the third or subsequent violation, the parent shall be subject to a fine of not less than two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00), nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), and at the discretion of the court, imprisoned for a period of up to sixty days.
(Ord. 97-9562.  Passed 1-7-97.)