• Commission Adjusts Penalties
  • February 14, 2018 | Author: Wesley K. Wright
  • Law Firm: Keller and Heckman LLP - Washington Office
  • The Commission issued an Order adjusting its civil monetary penalties to account for inflation in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. The adjusted penalties or penalty ranges are “calculated by multiplying the most recent penalty amount by the 2018 annual adjustment (1.02041), then rounding the result to the nearest dollar.” The penalty amounts adopted in the Order went into effect on January 15, 2018.