2021 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title X - Public Health
Title 125-D - Acid Rain Control Act
Section 125-D:4 - Administrative Fines.

Universal Citation: NH Rev Stat § 125-D:4 (2021)
    125-D:4 Administrative Fines. –
The commissioner of the department of environmental services, after notice and hearing pursuant to RSA 541-A, may impose an administrative fine not to exceed $4,000 for each offense upon any person who violates any provision of this chapter, any rule adopted pursuant to this chapter, or any permit or order issued pursuant to this chapter; or upon any person who makes or certifies a material false statement relative to any document or information which is required to be submitted to the department pursuant to this chapter or any rule adopted pursuant to this chapter. Rehearings and appeals from a decision of the commissioner under this section shall be in accordance with RSA 541. Any administrative fine imposed under this section shall not preclude the imposition of further penalties under this chapter. The proceeds of administrative fines imposed pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the general fund.
I. Notice and hearing prior to the imposition of an administrative fine shall be in accordance with RSA 541-A and procedural rules adopted by the commissioner pursuant to RSA 541-A:16.
II. The commissioner shall determine fines in accordance with RSA 125-C:15, I-b(b) and (d).
III. The commissioner may assess an additional fine for repeat violations.

Source. 1996, 247:12, eff. Jan. 1, 1997. 2019, 263:2, eff. Jan. 1, 2020.

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