49 U.S.C. § 21311 - Records and reports

Cite as49 U.S.C. § 21311

(a) RECORDS AND REPORTS UNDER CHAPTER 201.-A person shall be fined under title 18, imprisoned for not more than 2 years, or both, if the person knowingly and willfully-

(1) makes a false entry in a record or report required to be made or preserved under chapter 201 of this title;

(2) destroys, mutilates, changes, or by another means falsifies such a record or report;

(3) does not enter required specified facts and transactions in such a record or report;

(4) makes or preserves such a record or report in violation of a regulation prescribed or order issued under chapter 201 of this title; or

(5) files a false record or report with the Secretary of Transportation.

(b) ACCIDENT AND INCIDENT REPORTS.-A railroad carrier not filing a report in violation of section 20901 of this title shall be fined not more than $2,500. A separate violation occurs for each day the violation continues.

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