Article - Public Utilities
(a) This section does not apply to a violation of the following provisions of this article:
(1) Title 5, Subtitle 4;
(2) Title 7, Subtitle 1;
(3) Title 8, Subtitles 1 and 3; and
(4) Title 9, Subtitle 3.
(b) A person may not fail, neglect, or refuse to comply with any provision of this division or any effective and outstanding direction, ruling, order, rule, regulation, or decision of the Commission.
(c) An individual who knowingly violates or knowingly aids or abets a public service company in the violation of subsection (b) of this section or any provision of this division:
(1) is guilty of a misdemeanor; and
(2) unless a different punishment is specifically provided by law, on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 for a first offense and not exceeding $5,000 for each additional or subsequent offense.