49 U.S.C. § 46315 - Lighting violations involving transporting controlled substances by aircraft not providing air transportation

Cite as:49 U.S.C. § 46315
Currency:Current through P.L. 115-122
 
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(a) APPLICATION.-This section applies only to aircraft not used to provide air transportation.

(b) CRIMINAL PENALTY.-A person shall be fined under title 18, imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or both, if-

(1) the person knowingly and willfully operates an aircraft in violation of a regulation or requirement of the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration related to the display of navigation or anticollision lights;

(2) the person is knowingly transporting a controlled substance by aircraft or aiding or facilitating a controlled substance offense; and

(3) the transporting, aiding, or facilitating-

(A) is punishable by death or imprisonment for more than one year under a law of the United States or a State; or

(B) is provided in connection with an act punishable by death or imprisonment for more than one year under a law of the United States or a State related to a controlled substance (except a law related to simple possession of a controlled substance).

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