Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2020-01-01Original Date: 2020-01-01Title: Section § 13.301 - Inflation adjustments of civil monetary penalties.Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. SUBCHAPTER B - PROCEDURAL RULES. PART 13 - INVESTIGATIVE AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES. Subpart H - Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment.
§ 13.301 Inflation adjustments of civil monetary penalties. (a) This subpart provides the maximum civil monetary penalties or range of minimum and maximum civil monetary penalties for each statutory civil penalty subject to FAA jurisdiction, as adjusted for inflation. (b) Each adjustment to a maximum civil monetary penalty or to minimum and maximum civil monetary penalties that establish a civil monetary penalty range applies to actions initiated under this part for violations occurring on or after July 31, 2019, notwithstanding references to specific civil penalty amounts elsewhere in this part.
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(c) Minimum and maximum civil monetary penalties are as follows: Table 1 to § 13.301: Minimum and Maximum Civil Monetary Penalty Amounts for Certain Violations
United States Code citationCivil monetary penalty description2018 minimum penalty amountNew minimum penalty amount for violations occurring on or after 07/31/2019, adjusted for inflation2018 maximum penalty amountNew maximum penalty amount for violationsoccurring on or after 07/31/2019, adjusted for inflation
49 U.S.C. 5123(a)(1) Violation of hazardous materials transportation law N/A N/A $79,976 $81,993.
49 U.S.C. 5123(a)(2) Violation of hazardous materials transportation law resulting in death, serious illness, severe injury, or substantial property destruction N/A N/A $186,610 $191,316.
49 U.S.C. 5123(a)(3) Violation of hazardous materials transportation law relating to training $481 $493 $79,976 $81,993.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) Violation by a person other than an individual or small business concern under 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1)(A) or (B) N/A N/A $33,333 $34,174.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) Violation by an airman serving as an airman under 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1)(A) or (B) (but not covered by 46301(a)(5)(A) or (B)) N/A N/A $1,466 $1,501.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) Violation by an individual or small business concern under 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1)(A) or (B) (but not covered in 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)) N/A N/A $1,466 $1,501.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(3) Violation of 49 U.S.C. 47107(b) (or any assurance made under such section) or 49 U.S.C. 47133 N/A N/A Increase above otherwise applicable maximum amount not to exceed 3 times the amount of revenues that are used in violation of such section No change.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)(A) Violation by an individual or small business concern (except an airman serving as an airman) under 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)(A)(i) or (ii) N/A N/A $13,333 $13,669.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)(B)(i) Violation by an individual or small business concern related to the transportation of hazardous materials N/A N/A $13,333 $13,669.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)(B)(ii) Violation by an individual or small business concern related to the registration or recordation under 49 U.S.C. chapter 441, of an aircraft not used to provide air transportation N/A N/A $13,333 $13,669.
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49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)(B)(iii) Violation by an individual or small business concern of 49 U.S.C. 44718(d), relating to limitation on construction or establishment of landfills N/A N/A $13,333 $13,669.
49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(5)(B)(iv) Violation by an individual or small business concern of 49 U.S.C. 44725, relating to the safe disposal of life-limited aircraft parts N/A N/A $13,333 $13,669.
49 U.S.C. 46301(b) Tampering with a smoke alarm device N/A N/A $4,280 $4,388.
49 U.S.C. 46302 Knowingly providing false information about alleged violation involving the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States N/A N/A $23,246 $23,832.
49 U.S.C. 46318 Interference with cabin or flight crew N/A N/A $35,440 $35,883.
49 U.S.C. 46319 Permanent closure of an airport without providing sufficient notice N/A N/A $13,333 $13,669.
49 U.S.C. 46320 Operating an unmanned aircraft and in so doing knowingly or recklessly interfering with a wildfire suppression, law enforcement, or emergency response effort N/A N/A $20,408 $20,923.
49 U.S.C. 47531 Violation of 49 U.S.C. 47528-47530, relating to the prohibition of operating certain aircraft not complying with stage 3 noise levels N/A N/A See 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) and (a)(5), above See 49 U.S.C. 46301(a)(1) and (a)(5), above.
[84 FR 37068, July 31, 2019]