16 U.S. Code § 5505 - Unlawful activities
Unlawful activitiesIt is unlawful for any person subject to the jurisdiction of the United States—
to use a high seas fishing vessel on the high seas in contravention of international conservation and management measures described in section 5504(e) of this title;
to falsify any information required to be reported, communicated, or recorded pursuant to this chapter or any regulation issued under this chapter, or to fail to submit in a timely fashion any required information, or to fail to report to the Secretary immediately any change in circumstances that has the effect of rendering any such information false, incomplete, or misleading;
to forcibly assault, resist, oppose, impede, intimidate, or interfere with an authorized officer in the conduct of any search or inspection described in paragraph (5);
to violate any provision of this chapter or any regulation or permit issued under this chapter.