Chapter 111C: Section 12. Prohibited acts; penalty; investigation and prosecution of offenses by attorney general.

Section 12. No person shall:--

(1) establish or maintain an ambulance service without a valid license or in violation of the terms of a valid license;

(2) operate, maintain, or otherwise use any aircraft, boat, motor vehicle, or other means of transportation as an ambulance without a valid certificate of inspection;

(3) operate an ambulance or serve as an attendant thereon or impersonate, hold oneself out as, or use the title of emergency medical technician or the acronym, EMT in violation of section six; (Amended by 1986, 410, Sec. 2.)

(4) obstruct, bar, or otherwise interfere with an inspection undertaken under authority of this chapter;

(5) knowingly to make an omission of a material fact or a false statement in any application or other document filed with the department; or

(6) violate or fail to observe any requirement of this chapter, or of any rule, regulation, or order under this chapter, which requirement the department has made subject to this section by regulation.

Whoever engages in, aids, abets, causes, or permits any act prohibited under this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars and not more than five hundred dollars for each offense. A separate and distinct offense shall be deemed to have been committed on each day during which any prohibited act continues after written notice by the department to the offender. The commissioner shall report each suspected offense to the attorney general for investigation and, if appropriate, prosecution in the courts of the commonwealth.