5 CFR § 2634.703 - Misuse of public reports.

§ 2634.703 Misuse of public reports.

(a) The Attorney General may bring a civil action against any person who obtains or uses a report filed under this part for any purpose prohibited by section 105(c)(1) of the Act, as incorporated in § 2634.603(f). The court in which the action is brought may assess against the person a civil monetary penalty in any amount, not to exceed the amounts set forth in Table 1 to this section, as provided by section 105(c)(2) of the Act and as adjusted in accordance with the inflation adjustment procedures prescribed in the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended.

Table 1 to § 2634.703

Date of violation Penalty
Violation occurring between Sept. 29, 1999 and Nov. 2, 2015 $11,000
Violation occurring after Nov. 2, 2015 23,727

(b) This remedy shall be in addition to any other remedy available under statutory or common law.

[88 FR 1141, Jan. 9, 2023]