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DHS Adjusts Civil Penalties for Inflation

On July 1st, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a Federal Register notice adjusting various civil monetary penalties for inflation, including for both the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) and the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA). Effective August 1, maximum civil penalties for violations of CFATS and MTSA will increase from $25,000 per day to $32,796 per day.