So in original. “Code” probably should not appear.
for a civil penalty. Before issuing a notice of violation, the Secretary shall consult with the Secretary of State. The amount of the civil penalty shall be determined in accordance with considerations set forth in the Treaty and shall take into account the nature, circumstances, extent, and gravity of the prohibited acts committed, and with respect to the violator, the degree of culpability, any history of prior offenses, ability to pay, and such other matters as justice may require. Except for those acts prohibited by section 973c(a)(4), (5), (7), (8), (10), (11), and (12), and section 973c(b)(1), (2), (3), and (7) of this title, the amount of the civil penalty shall not exceed $250,000 for each violation. Upon written notice, the Secretary of State shall have the right to participate in any proceeding initiated to assess a civil penalty for violation of this chapter.
1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–350, § 4(1), substituted “and gravity” for “any gravity” and “history of prior” for “history or prior”.
Subsec. (g)(1). Pub. L. 100–350, § 4(2), substituted “Treaty” for “Treasury”.