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      RS 30:2050.2     


§2050.2.  Enforcement; compliance orders

A.  When information indicates that a violation has occurred, is occurring, or is about to occur, the assistant secretary for the office of environmental compliance may issue a notice of violation or a compliance order within ten days after the completion of the investigation of the violation.  Any notice of violation shall describe with reasonable specificity the nature of the violation and shall advise the respondent that further enforcement action may be taken if compliance is not promptly achieved.  The assistant secretary shall notify the respondent of the issuance of the notice of violation or compliance order.

B.  A compliance order shall:

(1)  Describe with reasonable specificity the nature of the violation.

(2)  Establish a time period for achieving compliance with the requirements of this Subtitle.

(3)  Notify the respondent of the right to an adjudicatory hearing.

(4)  Advise the respondent that civil penalties may be assessed for a violation.

C.  The compliance order becomes a final enforcement action when the period of time for filing a request for an adjudicatory hearing lapses without a request being filed.

Acts 1995, No. 947, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1996; Acts 1999, No. 303, §1, eff. June 14, 1999.

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