The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has referred Aldon Smith's airport arrest earlier this month to the Los Angeles city attorney's office for misdemeanor consideration.

The San Francisco 49ers' star pass-rusher was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on April 13 for making a fake bomb threat. He was later released on a $20,000 bond.

A spokesman at the city attorney's office said Thursday that a decision on charges may be made within a week.

The 49ers declined to comment on Thursday's development because the case is pending.