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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2015-00013

CCR details

Tracking Number 2015-00013
Type of Filing Additional Permanent Rule
Department 400 Department of Natural Resources
Agency 404 Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
CCR Number 2 CCR 404-1

Proposed rule

Additional Information
Statutory Authority Section 34-60-105(1), C.R.S.; Section 34-60-106(2)(a), C.R.S.; Section 34-60-106(2)(d), C.R.S.; Section 34-60-108(7), C.R.S.; Section 34-60-121(1) and (7), C.R.S.; Section 34-60-130, C.R.S.
Applicable Federal Provisions NA
Purpose/Objective of Rule The Commission is promulgating the Enforcement and Penalty Rules to implement amendments to Section 34-60-121, C.R.S., enacted by the passage of HB 14-1356 (“Penalty Bill”), and Executive Order D 2013-004, which directed the Commission to review, propose rules, and adopt guidance regarding its enforcement and penalty assessment procedure. Part 1 of the Enforcement and Penalty Rules was promulgated to make certain Commission rules more consistent, effective, and efficient pursuant to Executive Order D 2012-002. Part 2 of the Enforcement and Penalty Rules is intended to deter noncompliance and encourage operators that are not in compliance to quickly and cooperatively come into compliance. They are also intended to protect public health, safety, and welfare, including the environment and wildlife resources.
Basis And Purpose BasisAndPurposeAttachment2015-00013.doc
Regulatory analysis RegulatoryAnalysisAttachment2015-00013.pdf
Comments This is the second part of a prior rulemaking, tracking no. 2014-01070. Our Commission adopted part 1 on Dec. 15, 2014, and we have already finalized the first part with SOS/AG/OLLS. This second part was adopted on Jan. 5, 2015.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? Yes
Recent legislation bill number HB 14-1356
Contact Name Jeremy Ferrin
Contact Title Enforcement Officer
Contact Telephone 303-894-2100 x5186
Contact email jeremy.ferrin@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02015-00013.DOC
Redline Redline2015-00013.pdf
Original Hearing Details EmergencyJustificationPathAttach2015-00013.pdf
Adopted Date 01/05/2015
AGO requested date 01/07/2015
Attorney General Opinion 01/20/2015
Colorado Register publication date 02/10/2015
Effective Date 03/02/2015
Inserted into CCR 02/19/2015