Regulatory Review

Conservation Division Order Summary


FY Conservation Penalty Order Summary

For Fiscal Year 2021, the Commission issued 546 Conservation Division noticed and consent orders. Included in those orders were 177 penalty orders and two shut-in order assessing $567,625 in fines payable to the state general fund.*

For Fiscal Year 2022, the Commission issued 719 Conservation Division noticed and consent orders.  Included among those orders were 334 penalty orders imposing $663,680 in fines payable to the state general fund.*

For Fiscal Year-To-Date 2023 (July 1, 2022 through August 31, 2022), the Commission issued 96 Conservation Division noticed and consent orders. Included in those orders were 45 penalty orders assessing $46,200 in fines payable to the state general fund.*

Fines are assessed to oil and gas operators that violate Conservation statutes and regulations.Generally, penalty orders are imposed when operators have forgone the opportunity to remedy or remediate enforcement issues. Fines and penalties shown are based on the original Commission orders and do not reflect subsequent amendments or modifications.

 

 

Pipeline Safety Division Order Summary


FY Pipeline Safety Penalty Order Summary

For Fiscal Year 2021, the Commission issued 44 noticed and consent orders in Pipeline Safety dockets. Of those, the Commission approved 19 Pipeline Safety penalty orders assessing $19,500 in fines payable to the state general fund.*

For Fiscal Year 2022, the Commission issued 33 noticed and consent orders in Pipeline Safety dockets. Of those, the Commission approved 25 Pipeline Safety penalty orders assessing $35,750 in fines payable to the state general fund.*

For Fiscal Year-To-Date 2023 (July 1, 2022 through August 31, 2022), the Commission issued 3 noticed and consent orders in Pipeline Safety dockets. Of those, no Pipeline Safety penalty orders were issued or fines assessed. 

Fines are assessed to electric and gas utilities and excavators that violate the Pipeline Safety statutes and regulations.Fines and penalties shown are based on the original Commission orders and do not reflect subsequent amendments or modifications.  

 

 


Telecommunication Division Order Summary


FY Telecom Penalty Order Summary

For Fiscal Year 2021, the Commission issued 364 noticed and consent orders in Telecom dockets. Of those, the Commission approved 4 penalty order assessing a fine of $3155.18 payable to the state general fund.*

For Fiscal Year 2022, the Commission issued 254 noticed and consent orders in Telecom dockets. None of those assessed fines. 

For Fiscal Year-To-Date 2023 (July 1, 2022 through August 31, 2022), the Commission issued 79 noticed and consent orders in Telecom dockets. Of those, no Telecom penalty orders were issued or fines assessed. 

Fines are assessed to Telecom companies for violations of telecommunication statutes and rules. Fines and penalties shown are based on the original Commission orders and do not reflect subsequent amendments or modifications.

For Fiscal Year 2021, the Commission approved three Show Cause Orders to Kansas telecom carriers for violations of Kansas statutes and Commission orders. Those orders resulted in the assessment of $5714.21 in fines payable to the state general fund.*  

For Fiscal Year 2022, the Commission approved four Show Cause Orders to Kansas telecom carriers for violations of Kansas statutes and Commission orders. Of those, two were penalty orders assessing $3429.39 payable to the state general fund.*

For Fiscal Year-To-Date 2023 (July 1, 2022 through August 31, 2022), the Commission has not approved any Show Cause Orders to Kansas telecom carriers for violations of Kansas statutes and Commission orders.

Fines and penalties shown are based on the original Commission orders and do not reflect subsequent amendments or modifications.



Transportation Division Order Summary


FY Trans Penalty Order Summary

For Fiscal Year 2021, the Commission issued 1583 noticed and consent orders in Transportation dockets. Of those, the Commission approved 246 Transportation Penalty Orders, assessing $213,400 in fines payable to the state general fund.*

For Fiscal Year 2022, the Commission issued 1800 noticed and consent orders in Transportation dockets. Of those, the Commission approved 230 Transportation penalty orders, assessing $328,750 in fines payable to the state general fund.*

For Fiscal Year-To-Date 2023 (July 1, 2022 through August 31, 2022), the Commission issued 300 noticed and consent orders in Transportation dockets. Of those, the Commission approved 82 Transportation penalty orders, assessing $73,150 in fines payable to the state general fund.* 

Penalty orders are assessed to motor carriers for violations of the Transportation statutes, safety rules and safety regulations. Fines and penalties shown are based on the original Commission orders and do not reflect subsequent amendments or modifications.

 

*The KCC receives no funding from the state general fund.

 

 

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