MINES AND MINING
OIL AND GAS WELLS — GEOLOGIC INFORMATION, AND PREVENTION OF WASTE
47-325. Falsification of records — Limitation of actions. (1) Any person who, for the purpose of evading this act or any rule, regulation or order of the commission shall make or cause to be made any false entry in any report, record, account, or memorandum required by this act, or by any such rule, regulation or order, or shall omit, or cause to be omitted, from any such report, record, account, or memorandum, full, true and correct entries as required by this act, or by any such rule, regulation or order, or shall remove from this state or destroy, mutilate, alter or falsify any such record, account, or memorandum, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be subject to a fine of not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000) or imprisonment for a term not exceeding twelve (12) months, or to both such fine and imprisonment.
(2) No suit, action or other proceeding based upon a violation of this act or any rule, regulation or order of the commission hereunder shall be commenced or maintained unless same shall have been commenced within one (1) year from date of the alleged violation. Provided however, the provisions of this subsection shall not apply to actions governed by the provisions of chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code.
[(47-325) 47-326, added 1963, ch. 148, sec. 12, p. 433; am. 2012, ch. 73, sec. 4, p. 214; am. and redesig. 2017, ch. 271, sec. 18, p. 697.]