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1403

Aircraft Piracy and Other Title 49 Aircraft Offenses—Public Law No. 103-272

On July 5, 1994, the aircraft piracy and other aircraft offenses which previously appeared in the Appendix to Title 49, United States Code, were recodified in Title 49 by Public Law No. 103-272, § 1(e), 108 Stat. 1240-45. The aircraft piracy and other aircraft offenses are now codified as follows:

    1. Aircraft piracy within the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States is now 49 U.S.C. § 46502(a); formerly 49 U.S.C. App. §  1472(i).

    2. Aircraft piracy outside the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States is now 49 U.S.C. § 46502(b); formerly 49 U.S.C. App. §  1472(n).

    3. Interference with flight crew members and attendants is now 49 U.S.C. §  46504; formerly 49 U.S.C. App. § 1472(j).

    4. Carrying a weapon or explosive on an aircraft is now 49 U.S.C. §  46505; formerly 49 U.S.C. App. § 1472(l).

    5. Application of certain criminal laws to acts on aircraft is now 49 U.S.C. § 46506; formerly 49 U.S.C. App. § 1472(k).

    6. False information and threats is now 49 U.S.C. § 46507; formerly 49 U.S.C. App. § 1472(m).

    7. Civil penalty for carrying a weapon aboard an aircraft is now 49 U.S.C. § 46303; formerly 49 U.S.C. App. § 1471(d).

[updated August 1999] [cited in USAM 9-63.100]