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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2316

PUBLIC LAW 98-499—OCT. 19, 1984

is amended by adding at the end thereof "(q) Transporting controlled substances without airman certificate.".

SEC. 6. Section 902(b) of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. App. 1472(b)) is amended— (1) by striking out "(b) Any person who" and inserting in Heu thereof "(b)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), any person who"; (2) by striking out "uses or attempts to use" and inserting in lieu thereof "sells, uses, attempts to use, or possesses with the intent to use"; and (3) by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(2)(A) Any person who violates paragraph (1) of this subsection (other than by selling a fraudulent certificate) with the intent to commit a crime punishable by death or imprisonment for a term exceeding one year under a State or Federal law relating to a controlled substance (other than any law relating to simple possession of a controlled substance) shall be subject to a fine not exceeding $25,000 or to imprisonment not exceeding five years, or both. "(B) Any person who violates paragraph (1) of this subsection by selling a fraudulent certificate with the knowledge that the purchaser intends to use such certificate in connection with the commission of a crime punishable by death or imprisonment for a term exceeding one year under a State or Federal law relating to controlled substances (other than any law relating to simple possession of a controlled substance) shall be subject to a fine not exceeding $25,000 or to imprisonment not exceeding five years, or both. "(C) For purposes of this paragraph, the term 'controlled substance' has the meaning given such term by section 102(6) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802(6)).". Effective date. SEC. 7. This Act and the amendments made by this Act shall apply 49 USC app. 1401 vvith respect to acts and violations occurring after the date of ^°^enactment of this Act. Approved October 19, 1984.

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LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 1146 (H.R. 1580): HOUSE REPORTS: No. 98-883 accompanying H.R. 1580 (Comm. on Public Works and Transportation) and No. 98-1085 (Comm. of Conference). SENATE REPORT No. 98-228 (Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD: Vol. 129 (1983): Sept. 27, considered and passed Senate. Vol. 130 (1984): July 24, H.R. 1580 considered and passed House; S. 1146, amended, passed in lieu. Oct. 2, Senate agreed to conference report. Oct. 4, House agreed to conference report. WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 20, No. 42 (1984): Oct. 19, Presidential statement. ,,