62B-54.002: Determination of Fines
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: To amend the existing rules that states multi-day fines will not be assessed for minor impacts.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: The Bureau proposes amendment of subsection 62B-54.002(2), F.A.C. in order to address comments from the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee. The rule amendment will remove the statement that multi-day fines will not be assessed for minor impacts.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 161.052, 161.053, 161.054 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 161.052, 161.053, 161.054 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE WEEKLY.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: James Martinello (850)488-7708 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:
62B-54.002 Determination of Fines.
(1) No change.
(2) Each day during any portion of which a violation occurs or continues to occur hereunder constitutes a separate offense. Multi-day fines will compound beginning on the date of receipt of the Department’s warning notice.
Multi-day fines will not be assessed for minor impacts.
(3) No change.
Specific Authority 161.052, 161.053, 161.054 FS. Law Implemented 161.052, 161.053, 161.054 FS. History–New 3-20-00, Amended_________.