Questions tagged [fines]

A financial penalty imposed by a government of oversight entity.

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What allows the House of Representatives to fine its members and is there precedent for doing so?

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and some House members are proposing a fine for members who bypass the security protocols of the House or fail to wear a mask on the floor. Lawmakers will be fined $500 on a ...
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What happens to money paid in fines?

Recently, Facebook agreed to settle a data privacy issue by paying 5 billion dollars in the United States, in an action brought by the FTC. What does the government do with all that money?
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Where Does Money from the EU's Microsoft Fine Go?

There are cases when a government will bring charges against an organization which includes a fine. One case I think of is the EU fining Microsoft millions because they bundled their media player ...