49 CFR Appendix A_to_part_217 - Schedule Of Civil Penalties 1

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Appendix A to Part 217 - Schedule Of Civil Penalties 1
Section Violation Willful violation
217.7 Operating rules:
(a) $2,500 $5,000
(b) $2,000 $5,000
(c) $2,500 $5,000
217.9 Operational tests and inspections:
(a) Failure to implement a program $9,500-12,500 $13,000-16,000
(b) Railroad and railroad testing officer responsibilities:
(1) Failure to provide instruction, examination, or field training, or failure to conduct tests in accordance with program 9,500 13,000
(2) Records 7,500 11,000
(c) Record of program; program incomplete 7,500-12,500 11,000-16,000
(d) Records of individual tests and inspections 7,500
(e) Failure to retain copy of or conduct:
(1)(i) Quarterly review 9,500 13,000
(1)(ii) and (2) Six month review 9,500 13,000
(3) Records 7,500 11,000
(f) Annual summary 7,500 11,000
(h) Failure to timely or appropriately amend program after disapproval 9,500-12,500 13,000-16,000
217.11 Program of instruction on operating rules:
(a) $5,000 $7,500
(b) $2,500 $5,000

1 A penalty may be assessed against an individual only for a willful violation. The Administrator reserves the right to assess a penalty of up to the statutory maximum amount for any violation where circumstances warrant. See 49 CFR part 209, appendix A.

[59 FR 43071, Aug. 22, 1994, as amended at 63 FR 11620, Mar. 10, 1998; 69 FR 30593, May 28, 2004; 73 FR 8497, Feb. 13, 2008; 73 FR 79701, Dec. 30, 2008; 77 FR 24420, Apr. 24, 2012; 81 FR 43109, July 1, 2016; 83 FR 60747, Nov. 27, 2018]