The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 29: Public Property and Supplies

Chapter 14: NATURAL GAS AND OIL CONSERVATION

Sub-Chapter 06: Violations, Enforcement And Penalties

29 V.S.A. § 554. Penalties



§ 554. Penalties

(a) Any person who violates any provision of this chapter or the rules or orders of the board shall be fined not more than $5,000.00 or imprisoned for not more than two years, or both. In the case of a continuing violation, each day's continuance may be deemed a separate offense for the purpose of the fine.

(b) Any person who knowingly makes a false statement, representation, or certification in any application, record, report, plan or other document filed or required to be maintained under this chapter or the rules, regulations, or orders of the board shall be fined not more than $5,000.00 or be imprisoned for not more than two years, or both.

(c) Any person who unlawfully discloses or knowingly uses for his or her own purpose information made confidential under this chapter shall be fined not more than $5,000.00 or imprisoned for not more than two years, or both.

(d) Any person knowingly aiding or abetting any other person in the violation of this chapter or any rule, or order of the board, shall be subject to the same penalties prescribed for the violation of that other person. (Added 1981, No. 240 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 28, 1982.)