Lacey Penalties

 

Knowingly engaged in prohibited conduct

 

Traded in illegal wood ·Up to $500,000 fine
·Up to 5 years in prison
·Forfeiture of goods
False import declaration ·Up to $500,000 fine
·Up to 5 years in prison
·Forfeiture of goods
 Unknowingly engaged in prohibited conduct

 

Traded in illegally sourced wood – did not exercise “due care” ·Up to $200,000 fine
·Up to 1 year in prison OR $10,000 fine
·Forfeiture of goods
False import declaration –did not exercise “due care” ·Fine of $250
·Possible forfeiture of goods
Traded in illegally sourcedwood – exercised “due care” ·Forfeiture of goods
False import declaration –exercised “due care” ·Fine of $250
·Possible forfeiture of goods