Your registration renewal fee is due by the date indicated on your renewal notice. Failure to keep your Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair (BEAR) registration current can result in one or more of the following penalties:
1. A delinquent penalty is 50% of your renewal fee. The penalties compound annually and in addition to the annual renewal fee you could face the following penalties each year you are delinquent:
Service Contract Seller/Administer
Electronic or Appliance Service Dealer
Combination Electronic/Appliance Service Dealer
2. An administrative citation with a fine of up to $250.
3. Criminal prosecution with a fine of up to $1,000 and/or six months imprisonment.