Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 515-16-6-.03 - Penalties

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through December 14, 2021

(1) The criminal and civil penalties for violation of this Chapter are those set forth in O.C.G.A. §§ 46-2-90 through 46-2-93, 46-7-39, 46-7-90 and 46-7-91, and in Chapters 515-16-3 and 515-16-10 of these Transportation Rules; and such penalties can only be imposed by the Commission after notice and hearing, unless the violator consents in writing to such penalties.
(2) Whenever the Commission, after a hearing conducted in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 3 of the Commission Transportation Rules, finds that any person, firm, or corporation is operating as a household goods carrier for hire without a valid certificate issued by the Commission or is holding itself out as such a carrier without such a certificate in violation of paragraph (b) of O.C.G.A. § 46-2-94, the Commission may impose a fine of not more than $5,000.00 for each violation. The Commission may assess the person, firm, or corporation an amount sufficient to cover the reasonable expense of investigation incurred by the Commission. The Commission may also assess interest at the rate specified in O.C.G.A. § 46-2-91 on any fine or assessment imposed, to commence on the day the fine or assessment becomes delinquent. All fines, assessments, and interest collected by the Commission shall be paid into the general fund of the state treasury. Any party aggrieved by a decision of the Commission under this rule may seek judicial review as provided in O.C.G.A. §§ 46-2-91 and 46-2-92.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 515-16-6-.03
Authority O.C.G.A. Secs. 46-2-90 to 46-2-93, 46-7-33, 46-7-39, 46-7-90, 46-7-91.
Original Rule entitled "Penalties" adopted. F. June 10, 2008; eff. June 30, 2008.

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