59E-2.025. Guidelines for Calculation of Administrative Fines  


Effective on Monday, June 01, 1992
  • 1(1) In order to provide consistency and predictability in the imposition of administrative fines, the Agency will follow these guidelines in imposing fines for the following offenses. However, prior to determination of the appropriate fine, the Agency may consider evidence in aggravation or mitigation of the offense which may justify departure from these guidelines.

    55(a) Failure to file a report or document on or before the due date; failure to correct a report or document which has been filed but contained errors or deficiencies; failure to pay an assessment due pursuant to Section 408.072, 95408.20, F.S.97:

    98Fine99Minimum                                          100Maximum

    101per bed103fine                                          104fine

    105per day107per day                                          109per day

    111First Occurrence113$.10114$20                                          115$150

    116Second Occurrence118$.20119$40                                          120$300

    121Third Occurrence123$.50124$100                                          125$500

    126(b) Failure to file a report or document on or before the due date or failure to correct a report or document which has been filed but contained errors or deficiencies when such violation results in the information being unavailable for inclusion in the Agency’s scheduled publication or scheduled public release of the information:

    180Fine181Minimum                                          182Maximum

    183per bed185fine                                          186fine

    187per day189per day                                          191per day

    193First Occurrence195$3.50196$750                                          197$1,000

    199Second Occurrence201N/A202$750                                          203$1,000

    205(c) Failure to file a report or document shall be punished by a fine of $25,000.

    222(d) Knowingly filing a false report or document shall be punished by a fine of $25,000.

    239(2) No fine may be assessed which exceeds $1,000 per day for each day in violation.

    256Rulemaking Authority 258408.15, 259408.08 FS. 261Law Implemented 263408.08 FS. 265History–New 6-1-92, Formerly 10N-2.025.