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§ 3709. Imposition of Administrative Civil Liability.

23 CA ADC § 3709BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 23. Waters
Division 3. State Water Resources Control Board and Regional Water Quality Control Boards
Chapter 26. Wastewater Treatment Plant Classification, Operator Certification, and Contract Operator Registration
Article 9. Administrative Civil Liability, Disciplinary Action, Appeal, and Petition Process
23 CCR § 3709
§ 3709. Imposition of Administrative Civil Liability.
(a) The civil liability described in subdivisions (b) or (c) may be imposed administratively in accordance with article 2.5 (commencing with section 13323) of chapter 5 of division 7 of the Water Code.
(b) The State Water Board may impose administrative civil liability in an amount not to exceed $100 for each day of violation upon:
(1) any person who operates a wastewater treatment plant without holding a valid, unexpired certificate at the appropriate grade level as required by this chapter; or
(2) any person who owns or operates a wastewater treatment plant that employs, or allows the employment of, any person as an operator who does not hold a valid, unexpired certificate of the appropriate grade level as required by this chapter.
(c) The State Water Board may impose administrative civil liability in an amount not to exceed $5,000 for each violation upon any person for any of the following acts:
(1) employing fraud or deception in the course of operating a wastewater treatment plant;
(2) failing to use reasonable care or judgment in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant;
(3) willfully or negligently violating, or causing, or allowing the violation of waste discharge requirements;
(4) submitting false or misleading information to the State Water Board on an application for a certificate; or
(5) engaging in dishonest conduct during an examination.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 13627.1, 13627.2, and 13627.4, Water Code. Reference: Sections 13323, 13627.1, 13627.2 and 13627.4, Water Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 6-24-92; operative 6-24-92 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.2(d) (Register 92, No. 26).
2. Renumbering of former article 7 heading to article 9, including amendment of article heading and new placement prior to section 3709, and repealer and new section filed 1-28-2013; operative 4-1-2013 (Register 2013, No. 5).
This database is current through 6/17/22 Register 2022, No. 24
23 CCR § 3709, 23 CA ADC § 3709
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