Issued by FDIC
§ 3933. Fines and penalties under contracts
[Section 203 of Act]
(a) PROHIBITION OF PENALTIES- When an action for compliance with the terms of a contract is stayed pursuant to this chapter, a penalty shall not accrue for failure to comply with the terms of the contract during the period of the stay.
(b) REDUCTION OR WAIVER OF FINES OR PENALTIES- If a servicemember fails to perform an obligation arising under a contract and a penalty is incurred arising from that nonperformance, a court may reduce or waive the fine or penalty if--
(1) the servicemember was in military service at the time the fine or penalty was incurred; and
(2) the ability of the servicemember to perform the obligation was materially affected by such military service.