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931.12 FORFEITURES FOR NONCOMPLIANCE.
Pursuant to 47 C.F.R. Section 76.943(a), Council authorizes the Mayor to impose a civil monetary forfeiture on any cable operator that does not comply with a rate decision or a refund order directed specifically at the cable operator. In his decision to impose such a forfeiture, the Mayor may consider the pendency of any appeals or legal action involving the rate decision or refund order, the amount of the refund or rate reduction, and the intentional or unintentional nature of the noncompliance. Such forfeitures may be imposed pursuant to the following schedule:
(a) Failure to implement a rate reduction or refund within sixty days of the date of the communication to the cable operator of the written decision ordering such rate reduction or refund: ten thousand dollars ($10,000).
(b) Failure to implement a rate reduction or refund after sixty days of the date of the communication to the cable operator of written decision ordering such rate reduction or refund: one thousand dollars ($1,000) per day for each day of noncompliance.
(Ord. 94-30. Passed 3-30-94.)