12 CFR § 622.55 - Notice of assessment of civil money penalty.

§ 622.55 Notice of assessment of civil money penalty.

(a)Notice of assessment. The notice of assessment for a civil money penalty will state:

(1) The legal authority for the assessment;

(2) The amount of the civil money penalty being assessed;

(3) The date by which the civil money penalty must be paid;

(4) The matter of fact or law constituting the grounds for assessment of the civil money penalty;

(5) The right of the institution or person being assessed to a formal hearing to challenge the assessment;

(6) That failure to request a hearing constitutes a waiver of the opportunity for a hearing and the notice of assessment will constitute a final and unappealable order; and

(7) The time limit to request such a formal hearing.

(b)Service. The notice of assessment may be served upon the institution or person being assessed by personal service or by certified mail with a return receipt to the institution's or the person's last known address. Such service constitutes issuance of the notice.

[51 FR 21139, June 11, 1986, as amended at 70 FR 12585, Mar. 15, 2005]