§ 34.99 PENALTY.
   (A)   (1)   Any person convicted of violation of this chapter, any amendment thereof, any ordinance or regulation adopted pursuant thereto, or any state law triable in Municipal Court shall be punished by fine not exceeding $500 or imprisonment not exceeding 30 days, in the discretion of the Municipal Judge, unless a different penalty for said offense is specifically imposed by the Code section, ordinance or state law violated.
      (2)   All fines and forfeitures recovered and collected in Municipal Court for any offense whatsoever shall belong to the town and shall be paid into the treasury thereof.
(Prior Code, § 12-4)
   (B)   If any juror duly summoned shall neglect or refuse to appear in obedience to any venire issued by the Municipal Court and shall not within 48 hours render to the Municipal Judge a sufficient reason for his or her delinquency, he or she shall forfeit and pay a fine of $500 to the treasury of the town, to be assessed by the Municipal Judge and collected on his or her warrant. A failure to pay forthwith said fines so assessed shall constitute a contempt of court and shall be punished accordingly.
(Prior Code, § 12-9) (Ord. passed 9-23-1997)
Statutory reference:
   For similar state law, see S.C. Code § 14-25-430
   Scope of authority to impose penalties, see S.C. Code § 5-7-30