.13 Civil Money Penalties — Payment of Penalty/Establishment of Escrow Account.

A. A civil money penalty payment is due 15 calendar days after:

(1) The time period for requesting a hearing has expired, if a request for a hearing has not been received; or

(2) Receipt of a written request from the agency to waive its right to a hearing and reduce the amount of the civil money penalty by 40 percent, if the written request is received by the Department within 30 calendar days of the Department's order imposing the civil money penalty.

B. The amount of the civil money penalty, when determined, may be deducted from any sum owed by the State to the agency.