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Title: PUBLIC UTILITIES
Section: Overcharges; penalty; recovery
Any person authorized by law to take toll or charge for the transportation of passengers or goods, who shall directly or indirectly take or demand from any person more than the charge, toll or fare allowed by law, shall forfeit one hundred dollars, besides the costs of prosecution, for each offense. Such penalty shall be recovered in an action at law by any person who may sue for the same in any court of competent jurisdiction. One-half thereof shall go to the prosecutor and the remainder to the use of the state.
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