Penalty Policy and Schedules

Penalty Policy

On May 2, 2019, NOAA published a Notice of its intention to revise its “Policy for the Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties and Permit Sanctions” (Penalty Policy) and requested public comment on the proposed revisions. The comment period ended on June 3, 2019. The revised Penalty Policy, which is effective June 24, 2019, is posted below, along with the Agency's response to the public comment received.

The currently Penalty Policy, as well as the 2011 and 2014 policies which are now superseded, are linked below.

Current Policy:
Policy for the Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties and Permit Sanctions, June 24, 2019

Agency Response to Comments Received on May 2, 2019 proposed draft Policy for the Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties and Permit Sanctions

Previous Policies:
Policy for the Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties and Permit Sanctions, July 1, 2014

Agency Responses to Comments Received on February 21, 2014 draft "Revisions to NOAA's Policy for the Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties and Permit Sanctions"

Policy for the Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties and Permit Sanctions, March 16, 2011


Summary Settlement Schedules

National Summary Settlement Schedule

Northeast

Southeast

West Coast

Alaska

Pacific Islands

National Marine Sanctuaries Act

(Revised 6/27/2019)