12 CFR 509.103 - Civil money penalties.

§ 509.103 Civil money penalties.
(a) Assessment. In the event of consent, or if upon the record developed at the hearing the Office finds that any of the grounds specified in the notice issued pursuant to § 509.18 of this part have been established, the Office may serve an order of assessment of civil money penalty upon the party concerned. The assessment order shall be effective immediately upon service or upon such other date as may be specified therein and shall remain effective and enforceable until it is stayed, modified, terminated, or set aside by the Office or by a reviewing court.
(b) Payment.
(1) Civil penalties assessed pursuant to subpart A of this part and this subpart B are payable and to be collected within 60 days after the issuance of the notice of assessment, unless the Office fixes a different time for payment where it determines that the purpose of the civil money penalty would be better served thereby; however, if a party has made a timely request for a hearing to challenge the assessment of the penalty, the party may not be required to pay such penalty until the Office has issued a final order of assessment following the hearing. In such instances, the penalty shall be paid within 60 days of service of such order unless the Office fixes a different time for payment. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Office may seek to attach the party's assets or to have a receiver appointed to secure payment of the potential civil money penalty or other obligation in advance of the hearing in accordance with section 8(i)(4) of the FDIA (12 U.S.C. 1818(i)(4)).
(2) Checks in payment of civil penalties shall be made payable to the Treasurer of the United States and sent to the Controller's Division of the Office. Upon receipt, the Office shall forward the check to the Treasury of the United States.
(c) Inflation adjustment. Under the Federal Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (28 U.S.C. 2461 note), OTS must adjust for inflation the civil money penalties in statutes that it administers. The following chart displays the adjusted civil money penalties. The amounts in this chart apply to violations that occur after October 27, 2008:
U.S. Code citation CMP description New maximum amount
1 Per day.
2 Per year.
12 U.S.C. 1464(v)(4) Reports of Condition—1st Tier $2,200
12 U.S.C. 1464(v)(5) Reports of Condition—2nd Tier 32,500
12 U.S.C. 1464(v)(6) Reports of Condition—3rd Tier 1,375,000
12 U.S.C. 1467(d) Refusal to Cooperate in Exam 7,500
12 U.S.C. 1467a(i)(2) Holding Company Act Violation 32,500
12 U.S.C. 1467a(i)(3) Holding Company Act Violation 32,500
12 U.S.C. 1467a(r)(1) Late/Inaccurate Reports—1st Tier 2,200
12 U.S.C. 1467a(r)(2) Late/Inaccurate Reports—2nd Tier 32,500
12 U.S.C. 1467a(r)(3) Late/Inaccurate Reports—3rd Tier 1,375,000
12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(16)(A) Change in Control—1st Tier 7,500
12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(16)(B) Change in Control—2nd Tier 37,500
12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(16)(C) Change in Control—3rd Tier 1,375,000
12 U.S.C. 1818(i)(2)(A) Violation of Law or Unsafe or Unsound Practice—1st Tier 7,500
12 U.S.C. 1818(i)(2)(B) Violation of Law or Unsafe or Unsound Practice—2nd Tier 37,500
12 U.S.C. 1818(i)(2)(C) Violation of Law or Unsafe or Unsound Practice—3rd Tier 1,375,000
12 U.S.C. 1820(k)(6)(A)(ii) Violation of Post Employment Restrictions 275,000
12 U.S.C. 1884 Violation of Security Rules 110
12 U.S.C. 3349(b) Appraisals Violation—1st Tier 7,500
12 U.S.C. 3349(b) Appraisals Violation—2nd Tier 37,500
12 U.S.C. 3349(b) Appraisals Violation—3rd Tier 1,375,000
42 U.S.C. 4012a(f) Flood Insurance 1 385 2 135,000
[56 FR 38306, Aug. 12, 1991, as amended at 65 FR 61262, Oct. 17, 2000; 69 FR 64251, Nov. 4, 2004; 73 FR 63626, Oct. 27, 2008]

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