California Penal Code Section 248

CA Penal Code § 248 (2017)  

Any person who, with the intent to interfere with the operation of an aircraft, willfully shines a light or other bright device, of an intensity capable of impairing the operation of an aircraft, at an aircraft, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one year, or by both that fine and imprisonment.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 218, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1999.)