49 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2017 Edition
Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION
SUBTITLE IV - INTERSTATE TRANSPORTATION
PART B - MOTOR CARRIERS, WATER CARRIERS, BROKERS, AND FREIGHT FORWARDERS
CHAPTER 149 - CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES
Sec. 14906 - Evasion of regulation of carriers and brokers
From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov

§14906. Evasion of regulation of carriers and brokers

A person, or an officer, employee, or agent of that person, that by any means tries to evade regulation provided under this part for carriers or brokers is liable to the United States for a civil penalty of at least $2,000 for the first violation and at least $5,000 for a subsequent violation, and may be subject to criminal penalties.

(Added Pub. L. 104–88, title I, §103, Dec. 29, 1995, 109 Stat. 916; amended Pub. L. 112–141, div. C, title II, §32505(b), July 6, 2012, 126 Stat. 804.)

Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section 11906 of this title prior to the general amendment of this subtitle by Pub. L. 104–88, §102(a).

Amendments

2012—Pub. L. 112–141 substituted "at least $2,000" for "$200" and "$5,000" for "$250" and inserted ", and may be subject to criminal penalties" after "a subsequent violation".

Effective Date of 2012 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 112–141 effective Oct. 1, 2012, see section 3(a) of Pub. L. 112–141, set out as an Effective and Termination Dates of 2012 Amendment note under section 101 of Title 23, Highways.