Maine Revised Statutes

§350. Penalty

1. Violation.   An individual, partnership, association, organization, corporation or trust that violates any provision of this chapter or any rate, rule or regulation pursuant to this chapter is subject to a fine imposed in conformance with the Maine Administrative Procedure Act and payable to the State of not more than $10,000. The department may hold these funds in a special revenue account that may be used only to support certificate of need reviews, such as for hiring expert analysts on a short-term consulting basis.
[ 2009, c. 383, §14 (NEW) .]
2. Administrative hearing and appeal.   To contest the imposition of a fine under this section, the individual, partnership, association, organization, corporation or trust shall submit to the department a written request for an administrative hearing within 10 days of notice of imposition of a fine pursuant to this section. Judicial appeal must be in accordance with Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 7.
[ 2009, c. 383, §14 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2001, c. 664, §2 (NEW). 2009, c. 383, §14 (RPR).