14 CFR § 13.301 - Inflation adjustments of civil monetary penalties.

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§ 13.301 Inflation adjustments of civil monetary penalties.

(a) This subpart provides the maximum civil monetary penalties or range of minimum and maximum civil monetary penalties for each statutory civil penalty subject to FAA jurisdiction, as adjusted for inflation.

(b) Each adjustment to a maximum civil monetary penalty or to minimum and maximum civil monetary penalties that establish a civil monetary penalty range applies to actions initiated under this part for violations occurring on or after March 21, 2022, notwithstanding references to specific civil penalty amounts elsewhere in this part.

(c) Minimum and maximum civil monetary penalties are as follows:

Table 1 to § 13.301 - Minimum and Maximum Civil Monetary Penalty Amounts for Certain Violations

United States Code
citation
Civil monetary penalty description 2021 minimum penalty amount New adjusted minimum
penalty amount
for violations
occurring on
or after March 21, 2022
2021 Maximum penalty amount New adjusted maximum penalty amount for
violations occurring on or
after March 21, 2022
49 U.S.C. 5123(a)(1) Violation of hazardous materials transportation law N/A N/A $84,425 $89,678.
49 U.S.C. 5123(a)(2) Violation of hazardous materials transportation law resulting in death, serious illness, severe injury, or substantial property destruction N/A N/A $196,992 $209,249.
49 U.S.C. 5123(a)(3) Violation of hazardous materials transportation law relating to training $508 $540 $84,425 $89,678.
49 U.S.C. 44704(d)(3) Knowing presentation of a nonconforming aircraft for issuance of an initial airworthiness certificate by a production certificate holder N/A N/A $1,000,000 $1,062,220.
49 U.S.C. 44704(e)(4) Knowing failure by an applicant for or holder of a type certificate to submit safety critical information or include certain such information in an airplane flight manual or flight crew operating manual N/A N/A $1,000,000 $1,062,220.
49 U.S.C. 44704(e)(5) Knowing false statement by an airline transport pilot (ATP) certificate holder with respect to the submission of certain safety critical information N/A N/A See entries for 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) and (a)(5) See entries for 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) and (a)(5).
49 U.S.C. 44742 Interference by a supervisory employee of an organization designation authorization (ODA) holder that manufactures a transport category airplane with an ODA unit member's performance of authorized functions N/A N/A See entries for 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) See entries for 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1).
49 U.S.C. 44802 note Operation of an unmanned aircraft or unmanned aircraft system equipped or armed with a dangerous weapon N/A N/A $25,742 $27,344.
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 $35,188 $37,377.
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 $1,548 $1,644.
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 $1,548 $1,644.
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 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 $14,074 $14,950.
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 $14,074 $14,950.
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 $14,074 $14,950.
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 $14,074 $14,950.
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 $14,074 $14,950.
49 U.S.C. 46301 note Individual who aims the beam of a laser pointer at an aircraft in the airspace jurisdiction of the United States, or at the flight path of such an aircraft N/A N/A $26,929 $28,605.
49 U.S.C. 46301(b) Tampering with a smoke alarm device N/A N/A $4,518 $4,799.
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 $24,539 $26,066.
49 U.S.C. 46318 Physical or sexual assault or threat to physically or sexually assault crewmember or other individual on an aircraft, or action that poses an imminent threat to the safety of the aircraft or individuals on board N/A N/A $36,948 $39,247.
49 U.S.C. 46319 Permanent closure of an airport without providing sufficient notice N/A N/A $14,074 $14,950.
49 U.S.C. 46320 Operating an unmanned aircraft and in so doing knowingly or recklessly interfering with a wildfire suppression, law enforcement, or emergency response effort N/A N/A $21,544 $22,884.
49 U.S.C. 47531 Violation of 49 U.S.C. 47528-47530 or 47534, relating to the prohibition of operating certain aircraft not complying with stage 3 noise levels N/A N/A See entries for 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) and (a)(5) See entries for 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) and (a)(5).
[84 FR 37068, July 31, 2019, as amended at 86 FR 1753, Jan. 11, 2021; 86 FR 23249, May 3, 2021; 87 FR 15863, Mar. 21, 2022]

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