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WATER CODE
SECTION 6425-6428



6425.  Every person who violates any of the provisions of this part
or of any approval, order, rule, regulation, or requirement of the
department is guilty of a misdemeanor and punishable by a fine of not
more than two thousand dollars ($2,000) or by imprisonment in the
county jail not exceeding six months, or both. In the event of a
continuing violation each day that the violation continues
constitutes a separate and distinct offense.



6426.  Any person who wilfully obstructs, hinders, or prevents the
department or its agents or employees from performing the duties
imposed by this part or who wilfully resists the exercise of the
control and supervision conferred by this part upon the department or
its agents or employees is guilty of a misdemeanor and punishable as
provided in this article.



6427.  Any owner or any person acting as a director, officer, agent,
or employee of an owner, or any contractor or agent or employee of a
contractor who engages in the construction, enlargement, repair,
alteration, maintenance, or removal of any dam or reservoir, who
knowingly does work or permits work to be executed on the dam or
reservoir without an approval or in violation of or contrary to any
approval as provided for in this part, or any inspector, agent, or
employee of the department who has knowledge of such work being done
and who fails to immediately notify the department thereof is guilty
of a misdemeanor and punishable as provided in this article.



6428.  Any owner who fails to pay any annual fee or any part of any
annual fee required to be paid pursuant to Section 6307 within the
time required shall pay a penalty of 10 percent of the annual fee or
part of the annual fee, in addition to the annual fee or part of the
annual fee, plus interest at the rate of one-half of 1 percent per
month, or fraction thereof, from the date on which the annual fee or
the part of the annual fee became due and payable to the state until
the date of payment.