Committee Documents Online -- 106th Congress



Export Administration Act of 1999

June 10, 1999

PENALTY COMPARISON
LEGAL AUTHORITY CRIMINAL CIVIL
EXPORT ADMINISTRATION ACT OF 1979- EXPIRED ON AUGUST 20, 1994 FOR GENERAL VIOLATIONS: UP TO THE GREATER OF $50,000 OR 5 TIMES THE VALUE OF THE EXPORT AND/OR 5 YEARS’ IMPRISONMENT

FOR WILLFUL (OR KNOWING) VIOLATIONS TO CONTROLLED COUNTRIES: FOR CORPORATIONS - UP TO THE GREATER OF $1,000,000 OR 5 TIMES THE VALUE OF THE EXPORT;

FOR INDIVIDUALS - UP TO THE GREATER OF $250,000 OR 5 TIMES THE VALUE OF THE EXPORT AND/OR 10 (5 FOR KNOWING) YEARS’ IMPRISONMENT

FOR GENERAL VIOLATIONS: $10,000 PER VIOLATION

FOR NATIONAL SECURITY CONTROLS (COCOM) VIOLATIONS: $100,000 PER VIOLATION DENIAL OF EXPORT PRIVILEGES FOR UP TO 10 YEARS

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC EMERGENCY POWERS ACT- CURRENT LAW UP TO $50,000 AND/OR 10 YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR WILLFUL VIOLATIONS UP TO $10,000
EXPORT ADMINISTRATION ACT OF 1999 FOR CORPORATIONS: UP TO THE GREATER OF $10,000,000 OR 10 TIMES THE VALUE OF THE EXPORT PER VIOLATION

FOR INDIVIDUALS: UP TO THE GREATER OF $1,000,000 OR 10 TIMES THE VALUE OF THE EXPORT AND/OR 10 YEARS’ IMPRISONMENT PER VIOLATION. LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR MULTIPLE VIOLATIONS OR AGGRAVATED CIRCUMSTANCES

UP TO $1,000,000 PER VIOLATION DENIAL OF EXPORT PRIVILEGES