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§ 6022.303. Enforcement

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: February 20, 2001

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 29E. Hazardous Material Emergency Planning and Response Act
Chapter 3. Miscellaneous Provisions
Effective: February 20, 2001
35 P.S. § 6022.303
§ 6022.303. Enforcement
(a) Civil actions.--
The Office of Attorney General, the Office of General Counsel or a county or municipality may commence a civil action against any person for failure to comply with this act or its regulations. No action may be commenced under this subsection prior to 60 days after the Office of Attorney General or Office of General Counsel or the appropriate county or municipality has given written notice of the alleged violation to the alleged violator. A county or a municipality may commence a civil action against any person for failure to comply with this act or its regulations if the Office of Attorney General or the Office of General Counsel has not commenced such action and more than 120 days have elapsed since a county or a municipality gave notice of the alleged violation to the alleged violator.
(b) Criminal actions.--The Office of Attorney General under the act of October 15, 1980 (P.L. 950, No. 164),1 known as the Commonwealth Attorneys Act, or the district attorney for the county in which the violation is alleged to have occurred may commence criminal proceedings for the enforcement of this act and its regulations.
(c) Venue.--A proceeding under subsection (a) or (b) may be brought in the court of common pleas for the county in which the defendant is located or for the county in which the violation is alleged to have occurred.

Credits

1990, Dec. 7, P.L. 639, No. 165, § 303, effective in 60 days. Amended 2000, Dec. 20, P.L. 885, No. 121, § 1, effective in 60 days.

Footnotes

71 P.S. § 732-101 et seq.
35 P.S. § 6022.303, PA ST 35 P.S. § 6022.303
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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