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Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 404
RADIATION
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F.S. 404.162
404.162 Administrative penalties; emergency orders.
(1)(a) The department may modify, deny, suspend, or revoke a license or a registration, or impose an administrative fine not to exceed $1,000 per violation per day, for the violation of any provision of this chapter, rule promulgated hereunder, or term or condition of any license or registration issued by the department.
(b) In determining the amount of fine to be levied for a violation, as provided in paragraph (a), the following factors shall be considered:
1. The severity of the violation and the extent to which the provisions of this chapter, the rules promulgated hereunder, or any terms or conditions of any license or registration were violated.
2. Actions taken by the licensee or registrant to correct the violation.
3. Any previous violations by the licensee or registrant.
(c) All amounts collected pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the Radiation Protection Trust Fund.
(2) The department may issue an emergency order immediately suspending or revoking a license or a registration when it determines that any condition related to the license or registration presents a clear and present danger to public health or safety or the environment.
History.ss. 17, 22, ch. 82-186; ss. 13, 17, 18, ch. 84-190; s. 4, ch. 91-429.