Proposed GNPEC Fines for Violations

March 29, 2019

To be Voted Upon at the April 8, 2019 Special Called Commission Meeting:

Proposed GNPEC Schedule of Fines for Violations of O.C.G.A. § 20-3-250.7 or O.C.G.A. § 20-3-250.8 or Failure or Refusal to Deposit Records as Required by O.C.G.A. § 20‑3‑250.17

Purpose: In accordance with O.C.G.A. § 20-3-250-21, “The commission shall adopt a schedule of regularly imposed fines for violations of this part and shall have such schedule published by the executive director”.

Proposed Schedule of Fines:

Type of Fine

Amount Per Violation*

Operation without Authorization

$200 per day

Failure to Surrender Student Records

$100 per day

Fraudulent Postsecondary Activity

$200 per day

Unpermitted Use of “College” or “University”

$100 per day

* Per O.C.G.A. § 20-3-250.21, “Each day’s failure to comply with such Code sections shall be a separate violation”. For example, 5 days of operation without authorization would result in five (5) separate violations and a total fine of $1000.