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§ 18945. Civil Penalties.

14 CA ADC § 18945Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 7. Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
Chapter 11. Product Stewardship
Article 1. Product Stewardship for Carpets
14 CCR § 18945
§ 18945. Civil Penalties.
A civil penalty may be administratively imposed by the department on any person who is in violation of any provision of this Article. The responsible party or parties shall be determined by the department based on the totality of the circumstances.
(a) Any manufacturer offering carpet for sale or for promotional purposes in California or a manufacturer or stewardship organization submitting a plan or report to the department is subject to enforcement under this Article. Manufacturers are subject to penalties as a result of the failure of their designated stewardship organization to comply with this Article on their behalf.
(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), a product manufacturer is not subject to any penalty for failing to comply if that product manufacturer can demonstrate that it provided true and accurate information to the stewardship organization and the stewardship organization failed to properly report this on behalf of the manufacturer.
(c) A stewardship organization is not subject to a penalty for failure to comply as a result of submitting false or misleading information if it can demonstrate that it received false or misleading information from a manufacturer that was the direct cause of its failure to comply with this Article.
(d) Any wholesaler or retailer that offers carpet for sale in the state, or who offers carpet for promotional purposes in the state, is subject to enforcement under this Article.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 40502 and 42974, Public Resources Code. Reference: Section 42974 and 42978, Public Resources Code.
1. New section filed 1-26-2012; operative 1-26-2012 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2012, No. 4).
This database is current through 4/5/24 Register 2024, No. 14.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 18945, 14 CA ADC § 18945
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