SB 816 Modifies the civil penalty for violating certain underground facility safety standards
Sponsor: Schatz
LR Number: 5548S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety
Last Action: 3/29/2018 - Voted Do Pass S Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2018

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Current Bill Summary

SB 816 - Currently, any person who violates certain provisions of the Underground Facility Safety and Damage Prevention Act or who willfully damages underground facilities is liable for a civil penalty of up to $10,000. Under this act, the civil penalty for such a violation is $50,000.

This act is identical to SB 542 (2017), SB 944 (2016), HB 2509 (2016), and a provision contained in SB 491 (2015).