SB 0590 Alters Fines For Violations of Utility Laws
LR Number:S2214.01I Fiscal Note:2214-01
Committee:Financial and Governmental Operations
Last Action:01/15/96 - Hearing Conducted S Financial & Governmental Operations Co
Effective Date:August 28, 1996
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Current Bill Summary

SB 590 - This act revises certain penalties for violations by regulated utilities. The state penalty for violations of the federal Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1986 is increased to match the federal penalty whenever so required by federal law. The maximum federal penalty for violations of such safety standards is a fine of up to $10,000 per violation, limited to $500,000 per related series of violations.

This act is similar to SB 92 from 1995.