14 CFR 13.301 - Scope and purpose.

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§ 13.301 Scope and purpose.

(a) This subpart sets out the current adjusted maximum civil monetary penalties or range of minimum and maximum civil monetary penalties for each statutory civil penalty subject to the FAA's jurisdiction under title 49 of the U.S. Code. These penalties have been adjusted for inflation in conformity with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, 28 U.S.C. 2461 (note), as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, Public Law 104-134, April 26, 1996, and the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, Public Law 114-74, November 2, 2015, in order to maintain the deterrent effect of civil monetary penalties and to promote compliance with the law.

(b) Each adjustment to the maximum civil monetary penalty or the range of minimum and maximum civil monetary penalties, as applicable, made in accordance with this subpart applies prospectively from the date it becomes effective to actions initiated under this part, notwithstanding references to a specific maximum civil monetary penalty or range of minimum and maximum civil monetary penalties contained elsewhere in this part.

(c) Minimum and maximum civil monetary penalties within the jurisdiction of the FAA are as follows:

Table of Minimum and Maximum Civil Monetary Penalty Amounts for Certain Violations Occurring on or After August 5, 2016

United States Code citation Civil monetary penalty description Minimum penalty amount New or adjusted minimum
penalty amount
Maximum penalty amount when last established or
adjusted by
Congress
New or adjusted maximum penalty amount
49 U.S.C. 5123(a) , subparagraph (1) Violation of hazardous materials transportation law Deleted 7/6/2012 N/A $75,000 per violation, adjusted 7/6/2012 $77,114.
49 U.S.C. 5123(a) , subparagraph (2) Violation of hazardous materials transportation law resulting in death, serious illness, severe injury, or substantial property destruction Deleted 7/6/2012 N/A $175,000 per violation, adjusted 7/6/2012 $179,933.
49 U.S.C. 5123(a) , subparagraph (3) Violation of hazardous materials transportation law relating to training $450 per violation, adjusted
7/6/2012
$463 $75,000 per violation, adjusted 7/6/2012 $77,114.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) Violation by a person other than an individual or small business concern under 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1)(A) or (B) N/A N/A $25,000 per violation, established 12/12/2003 $32,140.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) Violation by an airman serving as an airman under 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1)(A) or (B) (but not covered by 46301(a)(5)(A) or (B) N/A N/A $1,100 per violation, adjusted 12/12/2003 $1,414.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) Violation by an individual or small business concern under 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1)(A) or (B) (but not covered in 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5) ) N/A N/A $1,100 per violation, adjusted 12/12/2003 $1,414.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(3) Violation of 49 U.S.C. 47107(b) (or any assurance made under such section) or 49 U.S.C. 47133 N/A N/A Increase above otherwise applicable maximum amount not to exceed 3 times the amount of revenues that are used in violation of such section No change.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)(A) Violation by an individual or small business concern (except an airman serving as an airman) under 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)(A)(i) or (ii) N/A N/A $10,000 per violation, established 12/12/2003 $12,856.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)(B)(i) Violation by an individual or small business concern related to the transportation of hazardous materials N/A N/A $10,000 per violation, established 12/12/2003 $12,856.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)(B)(ii) Violation by an individual or small business concern related to the registration or recordation under 49 U.S.C. chapter 441 , of an aircraft not used to provide air transportation N/A N/A $10,000 per violation, established 12/12/2003 $12,856.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)(B)(iii) Violation by an individual or small business concern of 49 U.S.C. 44718(d) , relating to limitation on construction or establishment of landfills N/A N/A $10,000 per violation, established 12/12/2003 $12,856.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)(B)(iv) Violation by an individual or small business concern of 49 U.S.C. 44725 , relating to the safe disposal of life-limited aircraft parts N/A N/A $10,000 per violation, established 12/12/2003 $12,856.
49 U.S.C. 46301(b) Tampering with a smoke alarm device N/A N/A $2,000 per violation, established 12/22/1987 $4,126.
49 U.S.C. 46302 Knowingly providing false information about alleged violation involving the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States N/A N/A $10,000 per violation, established 10/12/1984 $22,587.
49 U.S.C. 46318 Interference with cabin or flight crew N/A N/A $25,000, established 4/5/2000 $34,172.
49 U.S.C. 46319 Permanent closure of an airport without providing sufficient notice N/A N/A $10,000 per day, established 12/12/2003 $12,856.
49 U.S.C. 47531 Violation of 49 U.S.C. 47528-47530 47528-47530 , relating to the prohibition of operating certain aircraft not complying with stage 3 noise levels N/A N/A See 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1)(A) and (a)(5), above No change.
[Docket No. 28762, 61 FR 67445, Dec. 20, 1996, as amended by Docket No. FAA- 2016-7004, Amdt. 13-38, 81 FR 43467, July 5, 2016; 81 FR 51080, Aug. 5, 2016]

This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.

This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
U.S. Code: Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION

§ 106 - Federal Aviation Administration

§ 5121 - Administrative

§ 5122 - Enforcement

§ 5123 - Civil penalty

§ 5124 - Criminal penalty

§ 5125 - Preemption

§ 5126 - Relationship to other laws

§ 5127 - Judicial review

§ 5128 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 40113 - Administrative

§ 40114 - Reports and records

§ 44103 - Registration of aircraft

§ 44104 - Registration of aircraft components and dealers’ certificates of registration

§ 44105 - Suspension and revocation of aircraft certificates

§ 44106 - Revocation of aircraft certificates for controlled substance violations

§ 44702 - Issuance of certificates

§ 44703 - Airman certificates

§ 44709 - Amendments, modifications, suspensions, and revocations of certificates

§ 44710 - Revocations of airman certificates for controlled substance violations

§ 44713 - Inspection and maintenance

§ 46101 - Complaints and investigations

§ 46102 - Proceedings

§ 46103 - Service of notice, process, and actions

§ 46104 - Evidence

§ 46105 - Regulations and orders

§ 46106 - Enforcement by the Department of Transportation

§ 46107 - Enforcement by the Attorney General

§ 46108 - Enforcement of certificate requirements by interested persons

§ 46109 - Joinder and intervention

§ 46110 - Judicial review

§ 46111 - Certificate actions in response to a security threat

§ 46301 - Civil penalties

§ 46302 - False information

§ 46304 - Liens on aircraft

§ 46305 - Actions to recover civil penalties

§ 46306 - Registration violations involving aircraft not providing air transportation

§ 46307 - Violation of national defense airspace

§ 46308 - Interference with air navigation

§ 46309 - Concession and price violations

§ 46310 - Reporting and recordkeeping violations

§ 46311 - Unlawful disclosure of information

§ 46312 - Transporting hazardous material

§ 46313 - Refusing to appear or produce records

§ 46314 - Entering aircraft or airport area in violation of security requirements

§ 46315 - Lighting violations involving transporting controlled substances by aircraft not providing air transportation

§ 46316 - General criminal penalty when specific penalty not provided

§ 46318 - Interference with cabin or flight crew

§ 46501 - Definitions

§ 46502 - Aircraft piracy

§ 46504 - Interference with flight crew members and attendants

§ 46505 - Carrying a weapon or explosive on an aircraft

§ 46506 - Application of certain criminal laws to acts on aircraft

§ 46507 - False information and threats

§ 47106 - Project grant application approval conditioned on satisfaction of project requirements

§ 47107 - Project grant application approval conditioned on assurances about airport operations

§ 47111 - Payments under project grant agreements

§ 47122 - Administrative

§ 47306 - Criminal penalty

§ 47531 - Penalties

§ 47532 - Judicial review