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§ 66272.63. Initial Penalty Adjustment Factors.

22 CA ADC § 66272.63BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 22. Social Security
Division 4.5. Environmental Health Standards for the Management of Hazardous Waste
Chapter 22. Enforcement, Inspections, and Informant Rewards
Article 3. Assessment of Administrative Penalties
22 CCR § 66272.63
§ 66272.63. Initial Penalty Adjustment Factors.
(a) After determining the initial penalty, the Enforcement Agency shall adjust the initial penalty based on the violator's intent in committing the violation using the following guidelines:
Adjustment Factors for Violator's Intent
Adjustment Factor
Circumstance
Downward Adjustment of 100
Violation was completely beyond the
percent
control of the violator.
Downward Adjustment of 0 to 50
Violation occurred despite good
percent
faith efforts to comply with
regulation(s).
No Adjustment
Violation indicated neither good faith
efforts nor intentional failure to
comply.
Upward Adjustment of 50 percent to
Violation was a result of
100 percent
intentional failure to comply.
(b) Adjustment of the initial penalty in accordance with subsection (a) may result in an adjusted initial penalty that is higher or lower than the range presented in the originally selected matrix cell.
(c) The initial penalty shall be increased by the amount of any economic benefit gained or cost of compliance avoided by the violator as a result of noncompliance up to the statutory maximum for each violation. Economic benefit includes, but is not limited to, avoided costs, increased profits, having the use of capital from delayed or avoided costs, and avoided interest.
(d) The adjusted initial penalty for a violation shall not exceed the statutory maximum.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 25150 and 58012, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 25187 and 25189.2, Health and Safety Code; and Section 11425.50, Government Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 7-15-97; operative 7-1-97 (Register 97, No. 29). This interim regulation is exempt from most of the procedural requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act and from review by the Office of Administrative Law pursuant to Government Code section 11400.20 and will expire on December 31, 1998 unless earlier terminated or replaced by, or readopted as, permanent regulations.
2. Expired by its own terms on 12-31-98 (Register 99, No. 3).
3. New section filed 1-14-99 as an emergency; operative 1-14-99 (Register 99, No. 3). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 5-14-99 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. New section refiled 5-10-99 as an emergency; operative 5-10-99 (Register 99, No. 20). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-7-99 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
5. New section refiled 9-7-99 as an emergency; operative 9-7-99 (Register 99, No. 37). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 1-5-2000 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
6. Repealed by operation of Government Code section 11346.1(g) (Register 2000, No. 38).
7. New section filed 12-13-2000 as an emergency; operative 12-13-2000 (Register 2000, No. 50). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 4-12-2001 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
8. New section refiled 3-30-2001 as an emergency; operative 4-13-2001 (Register 2001, No. 13). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-13-2001 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
9. Certificate of Compliance as to 3-30-2001 order, including amendment of section, transmitted to OAL 7-19-2001 and filed 8-28-2001 (Register 2001, No. 35).
This database is current through 3/20/20 Register 2020, No. 12
22 CCR § 66272.63, 22 CA ADC § 66272.63
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