19 U.S. Code § 1590 - Aviation smuggling
Any person who violates any provision of this section is liable for a civil penalty equal to twice the value of the merchandise involved in the violation, but not less than $10,000. The value of any controlled substance included in the merchandise shall be determined in accordance with section 1497(b) of this title.
A prior section 1590, act June 17, 1930, ch. 497, title IV, § 590, 46 Stat. 750, related to false drawback claims, prior to repeal by act June 25, 1948, ch. 645, § 21, 62 Stat. 862, eff. Sept. 1, 1948. See section 550 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.
2012—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 112–93, § 2(b), inserted “, or attempts or conspires to commit,” after “commits” in introductory provisions.
Subsecs. (g), (h). Pub. L. 112–93, § 2(a), added subsec. (g) and redesignated former subsec. (g) as (h).
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