4913.151 Determination of fine or penalty recommendation.

In determining a fine or penalty recommendation as required under section 4913.15 or 4913.16 of the Revised Code:

(A) If the compliance failure is the first for the person responsible, the underground technical committee may recommend a penalty of a training requirement, an education requirement, or another nonmonetary penalty, or may recommend a fine not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars, or may recommend a combination of this fine and these penalties.

(B) If the compliance failure is a subsequent compliance failure for the person responsible, the committee may recommend a penalty of a training requirement, an education requirement, or another nonmonetary penalty, or may recommend a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars, or may recommend a combination of this fine and these penalties.

(C) Any penalty recommended under this section shall be appropriately related to enforcement of the provisions enumerated in division (A) of section 4905.041 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 4913.151

Added by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 378, §1, eff. 3/23/2015.