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Title 36Chapter IIPart 291 → §291.29


Title 36: Parks, Forests, and Public Property
PART 291—PALEONTOLOGICAL RESOURCES PRESERVATION


§291.29   Amount of civil penalty.

(a) Determination of civil penalty amount. The amount of such penalty assessed under §291.28 shall be determined by taking into account:

(1) The scientific or fair market value, whichever is greater, of the paleontological resource involved, as determined by the Authorized Officer, and

(2) The cost of response to and restoration and repair of the resource and the paleontological site involved, and

(3) Any other factors under §§291.37 through 291.39 considered relevant by the Authorized Officer in assessing the penalty.

(b) Multiple offenses. In the case of subsequent or repeated violations by the same person, the amount of a penalty assessed under §291.28(a) may be doubled.

(c) Maximum amount of penalty. The amount of any penalty assessed for any one violation shall not exceed an amount equal to double the cost of response to, and restoration and repair of resources and paleontological site damage plus double the scientific or fair market value of resources destroyed or not recovered.

(d) Determination of scientific and fair market values and cost of response to, and restoration and repair. Scientific and fair market values and the cost of response to, and restoration and repair are determined as described in §§291.37 through 291.39.

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