15 CFR 719.3 - Violations of the IEEPA subject to judicial enforcement proceedings.
(1)Import restrictions involving Schedule 1 chemicals. Except as otherwise provided in § 712.2 of the CWCR, no person may import any Schedule 1 chemical (See supplement no. 1 to part 712 of the CWCR) unless:
(i) The import is from a State Party;
(ii) The import is for research, medical, pharmaceutical, or protective purposes;
(iii) The import is in types and quantities strictly limited to those that can be justified for such purposes; and
(2)Import restrictions involving Schedule 2 chemicals. Except as otherwise provided in § 713.1 of the CWCR, no person may, on or after April 29, 2000, import any Schedule 2 chemical (see supplement no. 1 to part 713 of the CWCR) from any destination other than a State Party.
(b)Civil penalty. A civil penalty not to exceed $50,000 may be imposed in accordance with this part on any person for each violation of this section. 1
1 The maximum civil penalty allowed under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act is $50,000 for any violation committed on or after October 23, 1996 ( 15 CFR 6.4(a)(5)).
(c)Criminal penalty. Whoever willfully violates paragraph (a)(1) or (2) of this section shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than $50,000, or, if a natural person, imprisoned for not more than ten years, or both; and any officer, director, or agent of any corporation who knowingly participates in such violation may be punished by like fine, imprisonment, or both. 2
2 Alternatively, sanctions may be imposed under 18 U.S.C. 3571, a criminal code provision that establishes a maximum criminal fine for a felony that is the greatest of: (1) The amount provided by the statute that was violated; (2) an amount not more than $250,000 for an individual, or not more than $500,000 for an organization; or (3) an amount based on gain or loss from the offense.