15 CFR 6.3 - 2018 Adjustments for inflation to civil monetary penalties.

§ 6.3 2018 Adjustments for inflation to civil monetary penalties.

The civil monetary penalties provided by law within the jurisdiction of the Department of Commerce, as set forth in paragraphs (a) through (f) of this section, are hereby adjusted for inflation in 2018 in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended, from the amounts of such civil monetary penalties that were in effect as of January 15, 2017, to the amounts of such civil monetary penalties, as thus adjusted. The year stated in parenthesis represents the year that the civil monetary penalty was last set by law or adjusted by law (excluding adjustments for inflation).

(a)United States Department of Commerce.

(1) 31 U.S.C. 3802(a)(1), Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986 (1986), violation, maximum from $10,957 to $11,181.

(2) 31 U.S.C. 3802(a)(2), Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986 (1986), violation, maximum from $10,957 to $11,181.

(3) 31 U.S.C. 3729(a)(1)(G), False Claims Act (1986); violation, minimum from $10,957 to $11,181; maximum from $21,916 to $22,363.

(b)Bureau of Industry and Security.

(1) 15 U.S.C. 5408(b)(1), Fastener Quality Act (1990), violation, maximum from $45,268 to $46,192.

(2) 22 U.S.C. 6761(a)(1)(A), Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act (1998), violation, maximum from $36,849 to $37,601.

(3) 22 U.S.C. 6761(a)(l)(B), Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act (1998), violation, maximum from $7,370 to $7,520.

(4) 50 U.S.C. 1705(b), International Emergency Economic Powers Act (2007), violation, maximum from $289,238 to $295,141.

(5) 22 U.S.C. 8142(a), United States Additional Protocol Implementation Act (2006), violation, maximum from $29,946 to $30,557.

(c)Census Bureau.

(1) 13 U.S.C. 304, Collection of Foreign Trade Statistics (2002), each day's delinquency of a violation; total of not to exceed maximum violation, from $1,333 to $1,360; maximum per violation, from $13,333 to $13,605.

(2) 13 U.S.C. 305(b), Collection of Foreign Trade Statistics (2002), violation, maximum from $13,333 to $13,605.

(d)Economics and Statistics Administration.

(1) 22 U.S.C. 3105(a), International Investment and Trade in Services Act (1990); failure to furnish information, minimum from $4,527 to $4,619; maximum from $45,268 to $46,192.

(e)International Trade Administration.

(1) 19 U.S.C. 81s, Foreign Trade Zone (1934), violation, maximum from $2,795 to $2,852.

(2) 19 U.S.C. 1677f(f)(4), U.S.-Canada FTA Protective Order (1988), violation, maximum from $201,106 to $205,211.

(f)National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

(1) 51 U.S.C. 60123(a), Land Remote Sensing Policy Act of 2010 (2010), violation, maximum from $11,052 to $11,278.

(2) 51 U.S.C. 60148(c), Land Remote Sensing Policy Act of 2010 (2010), violation, maximum from $11,052 to $11,278.

(3) 16 U.S.C. 773f(a), Northern Pacific Halibut Act of 1982 (2007), violation, maximum from $231,391 to $236,114.

(4) 16 U.S.C. 783, Sponge Act (1914), violation, maximum from $1,652 to $1,686.

(5) 16 U.S.C. 957(d), (e), and (f), Tuna Conventions Act of 1950 (1962):

(i) Violation of 16 U.S.C. 957(a), maximum from $82,579 to $84,264.

(ii) Subsequent violation of 16 U.S.C. 957(a), maximum from $177,863 to $181,493.

(iii) Violation of 16 U.S.C. 957(b), maximum from $2,795 to $2,852.

(iv) Subsequent violation of 16 U.S.C. 957(b), maximum from $16,516 to $16,853.

(v) Violation of 16 U.S.C. 957(c), maximum from $355,726 to $362,986.

(6) 16 U.S.C. 957(i), Tuna Conventions Act of 1950, 1 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(7) 16 U.S.C. 959, Tuna Conventions Act of 1950, 2 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(8) 16 U.S.C. 971f(a), Atlantic Tunas Convention Act of 1975, 3 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(9) 16 U.S.C. 973f(a), South Pacific Tuna Act of 1988 (1988), violation, maximum from $502,765 to $513,026.

(10) 16 U.S.C. 1174(b), Fur Seal Act Amendments of 1983 (1983), violation, maximum from $23,933 to $24,421.

(11) 16 U.S.C. 1375(a)(1), Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 (1972), violation, maximum from $27,950 to $28,520.

(12) 16 U.S.C. 1385(e), Dolphin Protection Consumer Information Act, 4 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(13) 16 U.S.C. 1437(d)(1), National Marine Sanctuaries Act (1992), violation, maximum from $170,472 to $173,951.

(14) 16 U.S.C. 1540(a)(1), Endangered Species Act of 1973:

(i) Violation as specified (1988), maximum from $50,276 to $51,302.

(ii) Violation as specified (1988), maximum from $24,132 to $24,625.

(iii) Otherwise violation (1978), maximum from $1,652 to $1,686.

(15) 16 U.S.C. 1858(a), Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (1990), violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(16) 16 U.S.C. 2437(a), Antarctic Marine Living Resources Convention Act of 1984, 5 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(17) 16 U.S.C. 2465(a), Antarctic Protection Act of 1990, 6 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(18) 16 U.S.C. 3373(a), Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 (1981):

(i) 16 U.S.C. 3373(a)(1), violation, maximum from $25,881 to $26,409.

(ii) 16 U.S.C. 3373(a)(2), violation, maximum from $647 to $660.

(19) 16 U.S.C. 3606(b)(1), Atlantic Salmon Convention Act of 1982, 7 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(20) 16 U.S.C. 3637(b), Pacific Salmon Treaty Act of 1985, 8 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(21) 16 U.S.C. 4016(b)(1)(B), Fish and Seafood Promotion Act of 1986 (1986); violation, minimum from $1,096 to $1,118; maximum from $10,957 to $11,181.

(22) 16 U.S.C. 5010, North Pacific Anadromous Stocks Act of 1992, 9 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(23) 16 U.S.C. 5103(b)(2), Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act, 10 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(24) 16 U.S.C. 5154(c)(1), Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation Act, 11 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(25) 16 U.S.C. 5507(a), High Seas Fishing Compliance Act of 1995 (1995), violation, maximum from $157,274 to $160,484.

(26) 16 U.S.C. 5606(b), Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Convention Act of 1995, 12 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767

(27) 16 U.S.C. 6905(c), Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act, 13 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(28) 16 U.S.C. 7009(c) and (d), Pacific Whiting Act of 2006, 14 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(29) 22 U.S.C. 1978(e), Fishermen's Protective Act of 1967 (1971):

(i) Violation, maximum from $27,950 to $28,520.

(ii) Subsequent violation, maximum from $82,579 to $84,264.

(30) 30 U.S.C. 1462(a), Deep Seabed Hard Mineral Resources Act (1980), violation, maximum, from $71,264 to $72,718.

(31) 42 U.S.C. 9152(c), Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Act of 1980 (1980), violation, maximum from $71,264 to $72,718.

(32) 16 U.S.C. 1827a, Billfish Conservation Act of 2012, 15 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(33) 16 U.S.C. 7407(b), Port State Measures Agreement Act of 2015, 16 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(34) 16 U.S.C. 1826g(f), High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act, 17 violation, maximum from $181,071 to $184,767.

(35) 16 U.S.C. 7705, Ensuring Access to Pacific Fisheries Act, 18 (newly reported penalty), violation, maximum $184,767.

(36) 16 U.S.C. 7805, Ensuring Access to Pacific Fisheries Act, 19 (newly reported penalty), violation, maximum $184,767.

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1 This National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration maximum civil monetary penalty, as prescribed by law, is the maximum civil penalty per 16 U.S.C. 1858(a), Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act civil monetary penalty (item (15)).

2 See footnote 1.

3 See footnote 1.

4 See footnote 1.

5 See footnote 1.

6 See footnote 1.

7 See footnote 1.

8 See footnote 1.

9 See footnote 1.

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11 See footnote 1.

12 See footnote 1.

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15 See footnote 1.

16 See footnote 1.

17 See footnote 1.

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19 See footnote 1.

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