The agencies have authority to adjust their civil penalty amounts according to inflation under the 2015 Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act.
The new penalty amounts, which will be applied per violation, take effect March 1.
BIS has increased its civil penalty amounts for the following violations:
• International Emergency Economic Powers Act, from $295,141 to $302,584 (per charge, per export violation).
• Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act, from $37,601 to $38,549.
Census has increased its civil penalty amounts for the following violations:
•Collection of Foreign Trade Statistics, each day’s delinquency of a violation, from $1,360 to $1,394, with a maximum per violation from $13,605 to $13,948.