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Chapter 236

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  236.495.  Legal actions for enforcement available, procedure. — 1.  In carrying out the provisions of sections 236.400 to 236.500 and to the extent not inconsistent with chapter 491, the chief engineer or council may subpoena witnesses and compel their attendance, and may also require the submission of books, papers, documents or other pertinent data in any hearing or enforcement proceedings hereunder or in any case wherein a violation of this chapter is alleged.  Upon failure or refusal to comply with such order or upon failure to honor a subpoena, as herein provided, the council may request the attorney general or a prosecuting attorney to apply to the circuit court having jurisdiction to enforce compliance.

  2.  The council may request the attorney general or a prosecuting attorney, in the name of the state, to institute a suit for injunctive relief to stop or prevent violations of the provisions of sections 236.400 to 236.500, permits, standards, orders and rules and regulations promulgated hereunder, which shall be violations of sections 236.400 to 236.500, or to restrain any violation thereof, or after written notification of violation by the council, and a reasonable time to correct such violation, for the assessment of a penalty of up to one thousand dollars per day, for each day or part thereof the violation continues to occur after such notice.  Such action may be brought in any county where the defendant's principal place of business is located, where the dam or reservoir is located, or the violation does or may occur.


(L. 1979 H.B. 603 § 20)

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