Penalty Policy and Schedules

Penalty Policy

NOAA is proposing revisions to its “Policy for the Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties and Permit Sanctions” (Penalty Policy), and is seeking public comment on the proposed revisions. A Notice describing the proposed revisions and the process for submitting comments was published in the Federal Register on Thursday, May 2, 2019. The comment period ends on June 3, 2019. The draft revised Penalty Policy can be found at the following:

Draft Revised NOAA Penalty Policy

The current Penalty Policy, as well as the 2011 policy which is now superseded, are linked below.

Current Policy:
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"

Previous Policy:
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 1/11/2018)