50 U.S. Code § 1705 - Penalties

(a) Unlawful acts
It shall be unlawful for a person to violate, attempt to violate, conspire to violate, or cause a violation of any license, order, regulation, or prohibition issued under this chapter.
(b) Civil penalty
A civil penalty may be imposed on any person who commits an unlawful act described in subsection (a) in an amount not to exceed the greater of—
(1) $250,000; or
(2) an amount that is twice the amount of the transaction that is the basis of the violation with respect to which the penalty is imposed.
(c) Criminal penalty
A person who willfully commits, willfully attempts to commit, or willfully conspires to commit, or aids or abets in the commission of, an unlawful act described in subsection (a) shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than $1,000,000, or if a natural person, may be imprisoned for not more than 20 years, or both.

Source

(Pub. L. 95–223, title II, § 206,Dec. 28, 1977, 91 Stat. 1628; Pub. L. 102–393, title VI, § 629,Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1773; Pub. L. 102–396, title IX, § 9155,Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1943; Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title XIV, § 1422,Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2725; Pub. L. 109–177, title IV, § 402,Mar. 9, 2006, 120 Stat. 243; Pub. L. 110–96, § 2(a),Oct. 16, 2007, 121 Stat. 1011.)
Amendments

2007—Pub. L. 110–96amended section generally. Prior to amendment, text of section read as follows:
“(a) A civil penalty of not to exceed $50,000 may be imposed on any person who violates, or attempts to violate, any license, order, or regulation issued under this chapter.
“(b) Whoever willfully violates, or willfully attempts to violate, any license, order, or regulation issued under this chapter shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than $50,000, or, if a natural person, may be imprisoned for not more than twenty years, or both; and any officer, director, or agent of any corporation who knowingly participates in such violation may be punished by a like fine, imprisonment, or both.”
Effective Date of 2007 Amendment

Pub. L. 110–96, § 2(b),Oct. 16, 2007, 121 Stat. 1011, provided that:
“(1) Civil penalties.—Section 206(b) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act [50 U.S.C. 1705 (b)], as amended by subsection (a), shall apply to violations described in section 206(a) of such Act with respect to which enforcement action is pending or commenced on or after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 16, 2007].
“(2) Criminal penalties.—Section 206(c) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, as amended by subsection (a), shall apply to violations described in section 206(a) of such Act with respect to which enforcement action is commenced on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.”
2006—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–177, § 402(1), substituted “$50,000” for “$10,000”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 109–177, § 402(2), substituted “twenty years” for “ten years”.
1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–201, § 1422(1), inserted “, or attempts to violate,” after “violates”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–201, § 1422(2), inserted “, or willfully attempts to violate,” after “violates”.
1992—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–396substituted “$10,000” for “$50,000”.
Pub. L. 102–393substituted “$50,000” for “$10,000”.

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15 CFR Part 713 - ACTIVITIES INVOLVING SCHEDULE 2 CHEMICALS

15 CFR Part 719 - ENFORCEMENT

15 CFR Part 730 - GENERAL INFORMATION

15 CFR Part 732 - STEPS FOR USING THE EAR

15 CFR Part 734 - SCOPE OF THE EXPORT ADMINISTRATION REGULATIONS

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15 CFR Part 738 - COMMERCE CONTROL LIST OVERVIEW AND THE COUNTRY CHART

15 CFR Part 740 - LICENSE EXCEPTIONS

15 CFR Part 742 - CONTROL POLICY—CCL BASED CONTROLS

15 CFR Part 743 - SPECIAL REPORTING

15 CFR Part 744 - CONTROL POLICY: END-USER AND END-USE BASED

15 CFR Part 745 - CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION REQUIREMENTS

15 CFR Part 746 - EMBARGOES AND OTHER SPECIAL CONTROLS

15 CFR Part 747 - SPECIAL IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION LICENSE

15 CFR Part 748 - APPLICATIONS (CLASSIFICATION, ADVISORY, AND LICENSE) AND DOCUMENTATION

15 CFR Part 750 - APPLICATION PROCESSING, ISSUANCE, AND DENIAL

15 CFR Part 752 - SPECIAL COMPREHENSIVE LICENSE

15 CFR Part 754 - SHORT SUPPLY CONTROLS

15 CFR Part 756 - APPEALS

15 CFR Part 758 - EXPORT CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS

15 CFR Part 760 - RESTRICTIVE TRADE PRACTICES OR BOYCOTTS

15 CFR Part 762 - RECORDKEEPING

15 CFR Part 764 - ENFORCEMENT AND PROTECTIVE MEASURES

15 CFR Part 766 - ADMINISTRATIVE ENFORCEMENT PROCEEDINGS

15 CFR Part 768 - FOREIGN AVAILABILITY DETERMINATION PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA

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15 CFR Part 772 - DEFINITIONS OF TERMS

15 CFR Part 774 - THE COMMERCE CONTROL LIST

19 CFR - Customs Duties

19 CFR Part 161 - GENERAL ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS

31 CFR - Money and Finance: Treasury

31 CFR Part 356 - SALE AND ISSUE OF MARKETABLE BOOK-ENTRY TREASURY BILLS, NOTES, AND BONDS (DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY CIRCULAR, PUBLIC DEBT SERIES NO. 1-93)

31 CFR Part 501 - REPORTING, PROCEDURES AND PENALTIES REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 510 - NORTH KOREA SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 535 - IRANIAN ASSETS CONTROL REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 536 - NARCOTICS TRAFFICKING SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 537 - BURMESE SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 538 - SUDANESE SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 539 - WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION TRADE CONTROL REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 540 - HIGHLY ENRICHED URANIUM (HEU) AGREEMENT ASSETS CONTROL REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 541 - ZIMBABWE SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 542 - SYRIAN SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 543 - CôTE D'IVOIRE SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

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31 CFR Part 544 - WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION PROLIFERATORS SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 546 - DARFUR SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

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31 CFR Part 547 - DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

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31 CFR Part 548 - BELARUS SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 549 - LEBANON SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 551 - SOMALIA SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 560 - IRANIAN TRANSACTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 561 - IRANIAN FINANCIAL SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 562 - IRANIAN HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 570 - LIBYAN SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 570 - LIBYAN SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 576 - IRAQ STABILIZATION AND INSURGENCY SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 588 - WESTERN BALKANS STABILIZATION REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 590 - TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL ORGANIZATIONS SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 590 - TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL ORGANIZATIONS SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 592 - ROUGH DIAMONDS CONTROL REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 593 - FORMER LIBERIAN REGIME OF CHARLES TAYLOR SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 594 - GLOBAL TERRORISM SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

31 CFR Part 595 - TERRORISM SANCTIONS REGULATIONS

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37 CFR Part 5 - SECRECY OF CERTAIN INVENTIONS AND LICENSES TO EXPORT AND FILE APPLICATIONS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES

 

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