(a) If a person violates the provisions of this chapter or a rule, order, license,
permit, or certificate issued under this chapter, the person may be assessed a civil
penalty by the railroad commission.
(b) 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.
(c) In determining the amount of the penalty, the railroad commission shall consider
the permittee's history of previous violations of this chapter, the seriousness of
the violation, any hazard to the health or safety of the public, and the demonstrated
good faith of the permittee or person charged.
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