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Title 49Subtitle BChapter XIISubchapter APart 1503Subpart H → §1503.701


Title 49: Transportation
PART 1503—INVESTIGATIVE AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES
Subpart H—Judicial Assessment of Civil Penalties


§1503.701   Applicability of this subpart.

(a) Jurisdictional minimums. This subpart applies to a civil penalty action under this part in which the total amount in controversy exceeds the following amounts.

(b) In general. Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this section, in the case of violation of title 49 U.S.C. or 46 U.S.C chapter 701, a regulation prescribed, or order issued under any of those provisions, the amount in controversy exceeds the following:

(1) $50,000, in the case of violation by an individual or small business concern, as defined in section 3 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 632).

(2) $400,000, in the case of violation by any other person.

(c) Certain aviation related violations. In the case of a violation of 49 U.S. C. chapter 449 (except sections 44902, 44903(d), 44907(a)-(d)(1)(A), 44907(d)(1)(C)-(f), 44908, and 44909), or a regulation prescribed or order issued under any of those provisions, the amount in controversy exceeds the following:

(1) $50,000, in the case of violation by an individual (except an airman serving as an airman), any person not operating an aircraft for the transportation of passengers or property for compensation, or a small business concern, as defined in section 3 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 632).

(2) $400,000, in the case of violation by a person operating an aircraft for the transportation of passengers or property for compensation (except an individual serving as an airman).

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