Regulatory Review

Conservation Division Order Summary


FY Conservation Penalty Order Summary

For Fiscal Year 2020, the Commission issued 500 Conservation Division noticed and consent orders. Included in those orders were 182 penalty orders assessing $228,200 in fines payable to the state general fund.*

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 year-to-date Fiscal Year 2022 (July 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021), the Commission issued 274 Conservation Division noticed and consent orders.  Included among those orders were 127 penalty orders imposing $190,730 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 2020, the Commission issued 48 noticed and consent orders in Pipeline Safety dockets. Of those, the Commission approved 42 Pipeline Safety penalty orders assessing $89,500 in fines payable to the state general fund.*

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 year-to-date Fiscal Year 2022 (July 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021), the Commission approved 18 Pipeline Safety orders. Of those, 17 were penalties orders assessing $20,750 in fines payable to the state general fund.*

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 2020, the Commission issued 412 noticed and consent orders in Telecom dockets. Of those, the Commission approved three orders that assessed five companies a total of $28,000 in fines payable to the state general fund.*

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 year-to-date Fiscal Year 2022 (July 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021), the Commission issued 114 noticed and consent orders in Telecom dockets. None of those assessed fines. 

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 2020, the Commission approved nine Show Cause Orders to Kansas telecom carriers for violations of Kansas statutes and Commission orders. Those orders resulted in the assessment of $6944.67 in fines payable to the state general fund. In addition, $10,250 in fines were assessed in August for dockets opened in FY 2019.*

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 year-to-date Fiscal Year 2022 (July 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021), 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.*

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 2020, the Commission issued 1354 noticed and consent orders in Transportation dockets. Of those, the Commission approved 159 Transportation Penalty Orders, assessing $186,500 in fines payable to the state general fund.*

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 year-to-date Fiscal Year 2022 (July 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021), the Commission issued 613 noticed and consent orders in Transportation dockets. Of those, the Commission approved 66 Transportation penalty orders, assessing $118,700 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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