(1) Except as provided in (2) , the department may assess an individual civil penalty against any corporate director, office or agent of a corporate permittee who knowingly and willfully authorized, ordered or carried out a violation, failure or refusal.

(2) The department may not assess an individual civil penalty in situations resulting from a permit violation by a corporate permittee until a cessation order has been issued by the department to the corporate permittee for the violation, and the cessation order has remained unabated for 30 days.

History: 82-4-205, MCA; IMP, 82-4-254, MCA; NEW, 1990 MAR p. 936, Eff. 5/18/90; TRANS, from DSL, 1996 MAR p. 3042.