Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-17.10
Administrative Penalties

SECTION 23-17.10-7

§ 23-17.10-7. Amount of penalty.

The administrative penalty shall be not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000) plus interest for each violation or failure to comply unless a different amount is authorized by statute as a civil penalty for the subject violation. Each and every occurrence and/or day during which the violation or failure to comply is repeated shall constitute a separate and distinct violation. An administrative penalty may be assessed with interest, for each day in which a person is found to be in violation or noncompliance with any federal requirement for participation in the Medicare or Medicaid program, any state law relating to skilled nursing or intermediate care facility, any rule, regulation, order, license, or approval issued or adopted by the director, or any rule, regulation, or order regarding the management of infectious waste in health care facilities. All monies collected shall be deposited in the general fund and administered by the general treasurer.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 182, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 543, § 2.)