§ 31-47.3-6. Enforcement.
(a) Enforcement. The state shall include enforcement provisions in each contract subject to the provisions of § 31-47.3-4 and 31-47.3-5, which shall include, authorization for the state to conduct random inspections of contractor's equipment and records to ensure compliance provided that for the purpose of inspecting heavy duty vehicles and their records to determine compliance with these regulations, an agent or employee of DEM, upon presentation of proper credentials, shall have the right to enter any project location (with necessary safety clearances) where the designated vehicles are located or kept.
(b) After January 1, 2013 any person who fails to submit any information, report, or statement required by this regulation, or who knowingly submits any false statement or representation in any application, report, statement, or other document filed, maintained or used for the purposes of compliance with this regulation may be subject to administrative penalties. Administrative penalties shall be assessed by the department of environmental management in accordance with section 42-17.6. In assessing penalties, DEM will consider factors, including, but not limited to, the willfulness of the violation, the length of time of noncompliance, whether the fleet made an attempt to comply, and the magnitude of noncompliance.
(P.L. 2010, ch. 171, § 1; P.L. 2010, ch. 184, § 1.)