476A.14  Penalties.

1.  Any person who commences to construct a facility as provided in this chapter without having first obtained a certificate, or who constructs, operates or maintains any facility other than in compliance with a certificate issued by the board or a certificate amended pursuant to this chapter, or who causes any of these acts to occur, shall be liable for a civil penalty of not more than ten thousand dollars for each violation or for each day of continuing violation. Civil penalties collected pursuant to this subsection shall be forwarded by the clerk of court to the treasurer of state for deposit in the general fund of the state.

2.  The district court shall have exclusive jurisdiction to grant restraining orders and temporary or permanent injunctive relief as may be necessary to obtain compliance with this chapter.

3.  Persons convicted of violating any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a simple misdemeanor.

Section History: Early form

  [C77, 79, 81, § 476A.14]

Internal References

  Referred to in § 602.8102(67)

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