15 CFR 6.1 - Definitions.
(a) The Department of Commerce means the United States Department of Commerce.
(b)Civil Monetary Penalty means any penalty, fine, or other sanction that:
(1) Is for a specific monetary amount as provided by Federal law, or has a maximum amount provided for by Federal law; and
(2) Is assessed or enforced by an agency pursuant to Federal law; and
(3) Is assessed or enforced pursuant to an administrative proceeding or a civil action in the Federal courts.