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PUBLIC LAW 99-570—OCT. 27, 1986
100 STAT. 3207-100
(3) That portion of the table of contents contained in the first section of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 which appears under the side heading "Sec. 501. Registration of aircraft nationality."
is amended by adding at the end the following:
"(g) Inspection by law enforcement officers.".
OJXD Subsection (q) of section 902 of the Federal Aviation Act of 49 USC app. 1958 (49 U.S.C. 1472(q)) is amended to read as follows: 1472. "VIOLATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH TRANSPORTATION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
"(q)(l) It shall be unlawful, in connection with an act described in paragraph (2) and with knowledge of such act, for any person— "(A) who is the owner of an aircraft eligible for registration , under section 501, to knowingly and willfully operate, attempt 49 USC app. to operate, or permit any other person to operate such aircraft if lOl. the aircraft is not registered under section 501 or the certificate of registration of the aircraft is suspended or revoked, or if such person does not have proper authorization to operate or navigate the aircraft without registration for a period of time after transfer of ownership; "(B) to operate or attempt to operate an aircraft eligible for registration under section 501 knowing that such aircraft is not registered under section 501, that the certificate of registration is suspended or revoked, or that such person does not have proper authorization to operate or navigate the aircraft without =, registration for a period of time after transfer of ownership; "(C) to knowingly and willfully serve, or attempt to serve, in any capacity as an airman without a valid airman certificate authorizing such person to serve in such a capacity; "(D) to knowingly and willfully employ for service or utilize any airman who does not possess a valid airman certificate authorizing such person to serve in such capacity;
'• "(E) to knowingly and willfully operate an aircraft in violation of any rule, regulation, or requirement issued by the '• Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration with respect to the display of navigation or anticollision lights; and ^ "(F) to knowingly operate an aircraft with a fuel tank or fuel ^^ system that has been installed or modified on the aircraft, '^' unless such tank or system and the installation or modification f of such tank or system is in accordance with all applicable rules, ^ regulations, and requirements of the Administrator. "(2) The act referred to in paragraph (1) is the transportation by aircraft of any controlled substance or the aiding or facilitating of a controlled substance offense where such act is punishable by death or imprisonment for a term exceeding one year under a State or Federal law or is provided in connection with any act that is punishable by death or imprisonment for a term exceeding one year under a State or Federal law relating to a controlled substance (other than a law relating to simple possession of a controlled substance). "(3) A person violating this subsection shall be subject to a fine not exceeding $25,000, or imprisonment not exceeding 5 years, or both.