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PUBLIC LAW 104-88—DEC. 29, 1995 109 STAT. 917 is liable to the United States for a civil penalty of not more than $5,000.

    • § 14908. Unlawful disclosure of information

" (a) DISCLOSURE OF SHIPMENT AND ROUTING INFORMATION.— "(1) VIOLATIONS. —^A carrier or broker providing transportation subject to jurisdiction under subchapter I, II, or III of chapter 135 or an officer, receiver, trustee, lessee, or employee of that carrier or broker, or another person authorized by that carrier or broker to receive information from that carrier or broker may not disclose to another person, except the shipper or consignee, and a person may not solicit, or receive, information about the nature, kind, quantity, destination, consignee, or routing of property tendered or delivered to that carrier or broker for transportation provided under this part without the consent of the shipper or consignee if that information may be used to the detriment of the shipper or consignee or may disclose improperly to a competitor the business transactions of the shipper or consignee. "(2) PENALTY.—^A person violating paragraph (1) of this subsection is liable to the United States for a civil penalty of not more than $2,000. "(b) LIMITATION ON STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION. —Th is part does not prevent a carrier or broker providing transportation subject to jurisdiction under chapter 135 from giving information— "(1) in response to legal process issued under authority of a court of the United States or a State; "(2) to an officer, employee, or agent of the United States Government, a State, or a territory or possession of the United States; or "(3) to another carrier or its agent to adjust mutual traffic accounts in the ordinary course of business.

  • '§ 14909. Disobedience to subpoenas

"Whoever does not obey a subpoena or requirement of the Secretary or the Board to appear and testify or produce records shall be fined under title 18 or imprisoned not more than 1 year, or both. "§ 14910. General civil penalty when specific penalty not provided "When another civil penalty is not provided under this chapter, a person that violates a provision of this part or a regulation or order prescribed under this part, or a condition of a registration under this part related to transportation that is subject to jurisdiction under subchapter I or III of chapter 135 or a condition of a registration of a foreign motor carrier or foreign motor private carrier under section 13902, is liable to the United States for a civil penalty of $500 for each violation. A separate violation occurs each day the violation continues. "§ 14911. Punishment of corporation for violations committed by certain individuals "An act or omission that would be a violation of this part if committed by a director, officer, receiver, trustee, lessee, agent, or employee of a carrier providing transportation or service subject to jurisdiction under chapter 135 that is a corporation is also 99-194 O-95 -31:QL3Part1