20.54.02.06

.06 Accuracy of Information.

A. An applicant that submits misleading, incomplete, inaccurate information or fails to provide updated information as required under COMAR 20.54.03.01 may be penalized under Public Utilities Article, Annotated Code of Maryland.

B. A penalty under §A of this regulation may include the:

(1) Denial of a gas supplier license;

(2) Revocation or suspension of a license issued under Regulation .09 of this chapter;

(3) Imposition of a civil penalty of up to $10,000 per violation;

(4) Imposition of a moratorium on adding or soliciting additional customers; or

(5) Any other action the Commission considers appropriate.

C. The Commission shall consider, in determining the amount of the civil penalty imposed under §B(3) of this regulation, the:

(1) Number of previous violations of any provision of Commission law or regulations;

(2) Gravity of the current violation; and

(3) Good faith of the gas supplier or person charged in attempting to achieve compliance after the Commission provides notice of the violation.