Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 1.djvu/172

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114 STAT. 136 PUBLIC LAW 106-181—APR. 5, 2000 "(f) WAIVER.— The Administrator may waive revocation of a certificate under subsection (b) if— "(1) a law enforcement official of the United States Government requests a waiver; and "(2) the waiver will facilitate law enforcement efforts. "(g) AMENDMENT OF CERTIFICATE.— I f the holder of a certificate issued under this chapter is other than an individual and the Administrator finds that— "(1) an individual who had a controlling or ownership interest in the holder committed a violation of a law for the violation of which a certificate may be revoked under this section or knowingly, and with intent to defraud, carried out or facilitated an activity punishable under such a law; and "(2) the holder satisfies the requirements for the certificate without regard to that individual, then the Administrator may amend the certificate to impose a limitation that the certificate will not be valid if that individual has a controlling or ownership interest in the holder. A decision by the Administrator under this subsection is not reviewable by the Board.". (2) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.—The analysis for such chapter is further amended by adding at the end the following: "44726. Denial and revocation of certificate for counterfeit parts violations.". (b) PROHIBITION ON EMPLOYMENT.— Section 44711 is amended by adding at the end the following: "(c) PROHIBITION ON EMPLOYMENT OF CONVICTED COUNTERFEIT PART TRAFFICKERS.—No person subject to this chapter may knowingly employ anyone to perform a function related to the procurement, sale, production, or repair of a part or material, or the installation of a part into a civil aircraft, who has been convicted in a court of law of a violation of any Federal law relating to the installation, production, repair, or sale of a counterfeit or fraudulently-represented aviation part or material.". Aircraft Safety SEC. 506. PREVENTION OF FRAUDS INVOLVING AIRCRAFT OR SPACE Act of 2000. VEHICLE PARTS IN INTERSTATE OR FOREIGN COM- MERCE. 18 USC 31 note. (a) SHORT TITLE.— This section may be cited as the "Aircraft Safety Act of 2000". (b) DEFINITIONS.— Section 31 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking all after the section heading and inserting the following: "(a) DEFINITIONS. —In this chapter, the following definitions apply: "(1) AIRCRAFT. —The term 'aircraft' means a civil, military, or public contrivance invented, used, or designed to navigate, fly, or travel in the air. "(2) AVIATION QUALITY. —The term 'aviation quality', with respect to a part of an aircraft or space vehicle, means the quality of having been manufactured, constructed, produced, maintained, repaired, overhauled, rebuilt, reconditioned, or restored in conformity with applicable standards specified by law (including applicable regulations). "(3) DESTRUCTIVE SUBSTANCE.—The term 'destructive substance' means an explosive substance, flammable material, infernal machine, or other chemical, mechanical, or radioactive