In order to ensure timely and accurate compliance with the data collection system adopted under Section 25320, the commission may use any of the following enforcement measures:
(a) If any person fails to comply with an applicable provision of the data collection system, the commission shall notify the person. If, after five working days from being notified of the violation, the person continues to fail to comply, the person shall be subject to a civil penalty, to be imposed by the commission after a hearing that complies with constitutional requirements.
(1) The civil penalty shall not be less than five hundred dollars ($500) nor more than two thousand dollars ($2,000) for each category of data the person did not provide and for each day the violation has existed and continues to exist.
(2) In the case of a person who willfully makes any false statement, representation, or certification in any record, report, plan, or other document filed with the commission, the civil penalty shall not be less than five hundred dollars ($500) nor more than two thousand dollars ($2,000) per day applied to each day in the interval between the original due date and the date when corrected information is submitted.
(b) For the purposes of this section, “person” means, in addition to the definition contained in Section 25116, any responsible corporate officer.
(c) Enforcement measures for petroleum and other fuels shall be those contained in Section 25362.
(Repealed and added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 568, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2003.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018