FSMC, TITLE 20.  AERONAUTICS

CHAPTER 14
Prohibitions on Passenger Aircraft

SECTIONS

1401. Smoking prohibited on regularly scheduled passenger aircraft.
1402. Fines for violations.
1403. Notice of prohibition by airline; Penalties.

1401. Smoking prohibited on regularly scheduled passenger aircraft.

It shall be unlawful for any person to smoke tobacco or any other plant product in any aircraft used in conducting regularly scheduled passenger air transportation between or among the States of the Federated States of Micronesia or between any State and any other nation while such aircraft is operating within the territorial jurisdiction of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Source: PL 8-2 1.

1402. Fines for violations.

A knowing violation of section 1401 of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $100 for a first violation, by a fine not exceeding $200 for a second violation within one year, or by a fine not exceeding $500 for a third and each subsequent violation within one year.

Source: PL 8-2 2, modified.

1403. Notice of prohibition by airline; Penalties.

Any carrier or person providing regularly scheduled passenger air transportation service between or among the States of the Federated States of Micronesia or between any State and any other nation shall provide oral advice of the requirements of section 1401 of this chapter upon departure of flights which shall traverse the territorial jurisdiction of the Federated States of Micronesia, and shall prohibit passengers from smoking within the aircraft while it is operating therein. A willful violation of this section is punishable by a civil penalty not to exceed $1,000 per offense.

Source: PL 8-2 3, modified.

Cross-reference: The statutory provisions on the President and the Executive are found in title 2 of this code. The statutory provisions on the FSM Congress are found in title 3 of this code.