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A person who violates a rule, order, or permit issued by the commission under this subchapter may be assessed a civil penalty by the commission. The penalty may not exceed $10,000 a day for each violation. Each day a violation continues may be considered a separate violation for purposes of penalty assessments. In determining the amount of the penalty, the commission shall consider the permittee's history of previous violations, the seriousness of the violation, any hazard to the health or safety of the public, and the demonstrated good faith of the person charged. The penalty shall be assessed, recovered, and contested in accordance with the procedures provided in Sections 131.2662-131.2664 of Subchapter G of this chapter.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Natural Resources Code - NAT RES § 131.304. Administrative Penalty - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/natural-resources-code/nat-res-sect-131-304.html
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