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

§ 6.3 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 2017 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 July 7, 2016, 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 $10,781 to $10,957.

(2) 31 U.S.C. 3802(a)(2), Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986 (1986), violation, maximum from $10,781 to $10,957.

(3) 31 U.S.C. 3729(a)(1)(G), False Claims Act (1986); violation, minimum from $10,781 to $10,957; maximum from $21,563 to $21,916.

(b)Bureau of Industry and Security.

(1) 15 U.S.C. 5408(b)(1), Fastener Quality Act (1990), violation, maximum from $44,539 to $45,268.

(2) 22 U.S.C. 6761(a)(1)(A), Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act (1998), violation, maximum from $36,256 to $36,849.

(3) 22 U.S.C. 6761(a)(l)(B), Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act (1998), violation, maximum from $7,251 to $7,370.

(4) 50 U.S.C. 1705(b), International Emergency Economic Powers Act (2007), violation, maximum from $284,582 to $289,238.

(5) 22 U.S.C. 8142(a), United States Additional Protocol Implementation Act (2006), violation, maximum from $29,464 to $29,946.

(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 $1,312 to $1,333; maximum per violation, from $13,118 to $13,333.

(2) 13 U.S.C. 305(b), Collection of Foreign Trade Statistics (2002), violation, maximum from $13,118 to $13,333.

(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 $4,454 to $4,527; maximum from $44,539 to $45,268.

(e)International Trade Administration.

(1) 19 U.S.C. 81s, Foreign Trade Zone (1934), violation, maximum from $2,750 to $2,795.

(2) 19 U.S.C. 1677f(f)(4), U.S.-Canada FTA Protective Order (1988), violation, maximum from $197,869 to $201,106.

(f)National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

(1) 51 U.S.C. 60123(a), Land Remote Sensing Policy Act of 2010 (2010), violation, maximum from $10,874 to $11,052.

(2) 51 U.S.C. 60148(c), Land Remote Sensing Policy Act of 2010 (2010), violation, maximum from $10,874 to $11,052.

(3) 16 U.S.C. 773f(a), Northern Pacific Halibut Act of 1982 (2007), violation, maximum from $227,666 to $231,391.

(4) 16 U.S.C. 783, Sponge Act (1914), violation, maximum from $1,625 to $1,652.

(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 $81,250 to $82,579.

(ii) Subsequent violation of 16 U.S.C. 957(a), maximum from $175,000 to $177,863.

(iii) Violation of 16 U.S.C. 957(b), maximum from $2,750 to $2,795.

(iv) Subsequent violation of 16 U.S.C. 957(b), maximum from $16,250 to $16,516.

(v) Violation of 16 U.S.C. 957(c), maximum from $350,000 to $355,726.

(6) 16 U.S.C. 957(i), Tuna Conventions Act of 1950, 1 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

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)).

(7) 16 U.S.C. 959, Tuna Conventions Act of 1950, 2 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

2 See footnote 1.

(8) 16 U.S.C. 971f(a), Atlantic Tunas Convention Act of 1975, 3 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

3 See footnote 1.

(9) 16 U.S.C. 973f(a), South Pacific Tuna Act of 1988 (1988), violation, maximum from $494,672 to $502,765.

(10) 16 U.S.C. 1174(b), Fur Seal Act Amendments of 1983 (1983), violation, maximum from $23,548 to $23,933.

(11) 16 U.S.C. 1375(a)(1), Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 (1972), violation, maximum from $27,500 to $27,950.

(12) 16 U.S.C. 1385(e), Dolphin Protection Consumer Information Act, 4 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

4 See footnote 1.

(13) 16 U.S.C. 1437(d)(1), National Marine Sanctuaries Act (1992), violation, maximum from $167,728 to $170,472.

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

(i) Violation as specified (1988), maximum from $49,467 to $50,276.

(ii) Violation as specified (1988), maximum from $23,744 to $24,132.

(iii) Otherwise violation (1978), maximum from $1,625 to $1,652.

(15) 16 U.S.C. 1858(a), Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (1990), violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

(16) 16 U.S.C. 2437(a), Antarctic Marine Living Resources Convention Act of 1984, 5 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

5 See footnote 1.

(17) 16 U.S.C. 2465(a), Antarctic Protection Act of 1990, 6 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

6 See footnote 1.

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

(i) 16 U.S.C. 3373(a)(1), violation, maximum from $25,464 to $25,881.

(ii) 16 U.S.C. 3373(a)(2), violation, maximum from $637 to $647.

(19) 16 U.S.C. 3606(b)(1), Atlantic Salmon Convention Act of 1982, 7 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

7 See footnote 1.

(20) 16 U.S.C. 3637(b), Pacific Salmon Treaty Act of 1985, 8 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

8 See footnote 1.

(21) 16 U.S.C. 4016(b)(1)(B), Fish and Seafood Promotion Act of 1986 (1986); violation, minimum from $1,078 to $1,096; maximum from $10,781 to $10,957.

(22) 16 U.S.C. 5010, North Pacific Anadromous Stocks Act of 1992, 9 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

9 See footnote 1.

(23) 16 U.S.C. 5103(b)(2), Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act, 10 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

10 See footnote 1.

(24) 16 U.S.C. 5154(c)(1), Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation Act, 11 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

11 See footnote 1.

(25) 16 U.S.C. 5507(a), High Seas Fishing Compliance Act of 1995 (1995), violation, maximum from $154,742 to $157,274.

(26) 16 U.S.C. 5606(b), Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Convention Act of 1995, 12 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

12 See footnote 1.

(27) 16 U.S.C. 6905(c), Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act, 13 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

13 See footnote 1.

(28) 16 U.S.C. 7009(c) and (d), Pacific Whiting Act of 2006, 14 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

14 See footnote 1.

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

(i) Violation, maximum from $27,500 to $27,950.

(ii) Subsequent violation, maximum from $81,250 to $82,579.

(30) 30 U.S.C. 1462(a), Deep Seabed Hard Mineral Resources Act (1980), violation, maximum, from $70,117 to $71,264.

(31) 42 U.S.C. 9152(c), Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Act of 1980 (1980), violation, maximum from $70,117 to $71,264.

(32) 16 U.S.C. 1827a, Billfish Conservation Act of 2012, 15 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

15 See footnote 1.

(33) 16 U.S.C. 7407(b)(1), Port State Measures Agreement Act of 2015, 16 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

16 See footnote 1.

(34) 16 U.S.C. 1826g(f), High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act, 17 violation, maximum from $178,156 to $181,071.

17 See footnote 1.

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