US State Code:United States CodeTITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE


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(a) Whoever commits an offense against the United States or aids, abets, counsels, commands, induces or procures its commission, is punishable as a principal. (b)...


Whoever, knowing that an offense against the United States has been committed, receives, relieves, comforts or assists the offender in order to hinder or prevent his...


Whoever, having knowledge of the actual commission of a felony cognizable by a court of the United States, conceals and does not as soon as possible make known the same to some...


The term ''United States'', as used in this title in a territorial sense, includes all places and waters, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United...


As used in this title: The term ''department'' means one of the executive departments enumerated in section 1 of Title 5, unless the context shows that such term was intended...


The term ''special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States'', as used in this title, includes: (1) The high seas, any other waters within the admiralty and ...


The term ''obligation or other security of the United States'' includes all bonds, certificates of indebtedness, national bank currency, Federal Reserve notes, Federal Reserve...


The term ''vessel of the United States'', as used in this title, means a vessel belonging in whole or in part to the United States, or any citizen thereof, or any corporation...


The term ''interstate commerce'', as used in this title, includes commerce between one State, Territory, Possession, or the District of Columbia and another State,...


The term ''foreign government'', as used in this title except in sections 112, 878, 970, 1116, and 1201, includes any government, faction, or body of insurgents within a country...


As used in this title, the term ''Postal Service'' means the United States Postal Service established under title 39, and every officer and employee of that Service, whether or...


(a) Whoever within or upon any of the places now existing or hereafter reserved or acquired as provided in section 7 of this title, or on, above, or below any portion of...


(a) In addition to the sections of this title which by their terms apply to and within the Canal Zone, the following sections of this title, as amended from time to time, apply to...


The term ''obligation or other security of any foreign government'' includes, but is not limited to, uncanceled stamps, whether or not demonetized. ...


The term ''crime of violence'' means - (a) an offense that has as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person or property...


(a) Affirmative Defense. - It is an affirmative defense to a prosecution under any Federal statute that, at the time of the commission of the acts constituting the offense,...


As used in this title, the term ''organization'' means a person other than an individual. ...


As used in this title, the term ''petty offense'' means a Class B misdemeanor, a Class C misdemeanor, or an infraction, for which the maximum fine is no greater than the amount...


As used in this title, the term ''financial institution'' means - (1) an insured depository institution (as defined in section 3(c)(2) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act); ...


(a) Wherever in this title it is an element of an offense that - (1) any property was embezzled, robbed, stolen, converted, taken, altered, counterfeited, falsely made,...


(FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. No section 22 has been enacted. As used in this title, except where otherwise expressly provided (FOOTNOTE 2) the term ''court of the United...


(a) As used in this title, the term ''Federal health care offense'' means a violation of, or a criminal conspiracy to violate - (1) section 669, 1035, 1347, or 1518 of...


(a) Definitions. - In this chapter, the following definitions apply: (1) Aircraft. - The term ''aircraft'' means a civil, military, or public contrivance invented, used,...


(a) Whoever willfully - (1) sets fire to, damages, destroys, disables, or wrecks any aircraft in the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States or any...


(a) Whoever willfully, with intent to endanger the safety of any person on board or anyone who he believes will board the same, or with a reckless disregard for the safety of...


Whoever is convicted of any crime prohibited by this chapter, which has resulted in the death of any person, shall be subject also to the death penalty or to imprisonment for life. ...


(a) Whoever imparts or conveys or causes to be imparted or conveyed false information, knowing the information to be false, concerning an attempt or alleged attempt being made or...


(a) Definition. - In this section, ''major drug offense'' means - (1) a continuing criminal enterprise punishable under section 408(c) of the Controlled Substances Act...


(a) Offense. - A person who unlawfully and intentionally, using any device, substance, or weapon - (1) performs an act of violence against a person at an airport ...


(a) Offenses. - Whoever, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, knowingly and with the intent to defraud - (1)(A) falsifies or conceals a material fact concerning any ...


Whoever, except in compliance with rules and regulations promulgated by authority of law, hunts, traps, captures, willfully disturbs or kills any bird, fish, or wild animal of...


(a)(1) The importation into the United States, any territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any possession of the United...


(a) Offense. - Whoever - (1) travels in interstate or foreign commerce, or uses or causes to be used the mail or any facility in interstate or foreign commerce, for...


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(a) Whoever knowingly delivers or receives for transportation, or transports, in interstate commerce, alligator grass (alternanthera philoxeroides), or water chestnut plants...


(a) Whoever uses an aircraft or a motor vehicle to hunt, for the purpose of capturing or killing, any wild unbranded horse, mare, colt, or burro running at large on any of the...


(a) Creation, Sale, or Possession. - Whoever knowingly creates, sells, or possesses a depiction of animal cruelty with the intention of placing that depiction in interstate...


Whoever, within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, willfully and maliciously sets fire to or burns any building, structure or vessel,...


(a) In General. - Whoever - (1) forcibly assaults, resists, opposes, impedes, intimidates, or interferes with any person designated in section 1114 of this title...


(a) Whoever assaults, strikes, wounds, imprisons, or offers violence to a foreign official, official guest, or internationally protected person or makes any other violent attack...


(a) Whoever, within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, is guilty of an assault shall be punished as follows: (1) Assault with intent...


Whoever, within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, and with intent to torture (as defined in section 2340), maim, or disfigure, cuts, bites,...


(a)(1) Whoever - (A) assaults, kidnaps, or murders, or attempts or conspires to kidnap or murder, or threatens to assault, kidnap or murder a member of the...


(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), whoever knowingly circumcises, excises, or infibulates the whole or any part of the labia majora or labia minora or clitoris of...


As used in this chapter, the term ''debtor'' means a debtor concerning whom a petition has been filed under title 11. ...


A person who - (1) knowingly and fraudulently conceals from a custodian, trustee, marshal, or other officer of the court charged with the control or custody of...


(a) Offense. - A person described in subsection (b) who knowingly and fraudulently appropriates to the person's own use, embezzles, spends, or transfers any property or secretes...


A person who, being a custodian, trustee, marshal, or other officer of the court - (1) knowingly purchases, directly or indirectly, any property of the estate of which...


Whoever, being a party in interest, whether as a debtor, creditor, receiver, trustee or representative of any of them, or attorney for any such party in interest, in any...


(a) Definitions. - In this section - ''bankruptcy petition preparer'' means a person, other than the debtor's attorney or an employee of such an attorney, who prepares...


A person who, having devised or intending to devise a scheme or artifice to defraud and for the purpose of executing or concealing such a scheme or artifice or attempting to do so - ...


(a) In General. - Whoever knowingly develops, produces, stockpiles, transfers, acquires, retains, or possesses any biological agent, toxin, or delivery system for use as a weapon,...


The Attorney General may request the Secretary of Defense to provide assistance under section 382 of title 10 in support of Department of Justice activities relating to...


(a) No restricted person described in subsection (b) shall ship or transport (FOOTNOTE 1) interstate or foreign commerce, or possess in or affecting commerce, any biological agent...


(a) In General. - (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Attorney General may request the issuance, in the same manner as provided for a search warrant, of a warrant...


(a) In General. - The United States may obtain in a civil action an injunction against - (1) the conduct prohibited under section 175 of this title; (2) the...


As used in this chapter - (1) the term ''biological agent'' means any micro-organism, virus, infectious substance, or biological product that may be engineered as a...


(a) For the purpose of this section - (1) the term ''public official'' means Member of Congress, Delegate, or Resident Commissioner, either before or after such ...


(a) For the purpose of sections 203, 205, 207, 208, and 209 of this title the term ''special Government employee'' shall mean an officer or employee of the executive or...


(a) Whoever, otherwise than as provided by law for the proper discharge of official duties, directly or indirectly - (1) demands, seeks, receives, accepts, or agrees to...


Whoever, being a Member of Congress or Member of Congress Elect, practices in the United States Court of Federal Claims or the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal...


(a) Whoever, being an officer or employee of the United States in the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of the Government or in any agency of the United States, other than...


Sections 203 and 205 of this title shall not apply to a retired officer of the uniformed services of the United States while not on active duty and not otherwise an officer...


(a) Restrictions on All Officers and Employees of the Executive Branch and Certain Other Agencies. - (1) Permanent restrictions on representation on particular matters....


(a) Except as permitted by subsection (b) hereof, whoever, being an officer or employee of the executive branch of the United States Government, or of any independent agency of...


(a) Whoever receives any salary, or any contribution to or supplementation of salary, as compensation for his services as an officer or employee of the executive branch of the...


Whoever pays or offers or promises any money or thing of value, to any person, firm, or corporation in consideration of the use or promise to use any influence to procure...


Whoever solicits or receives, either as a political contribution, or for personal emolument, any money or thing of value, in consideration of the promise of support or use...


Whoever, being an officer, director or employee of a financial institution which is a member of the Federal Reserve System, or the deposits of which are insured by the Federal...


Whoever, being an examiner or assistant examiner of member banks of the Federal Reserve System, financial institutions the deposits of which are insured by the Federal...


Whoever stipulates for or gives or receives, or consents or agrees to give or receive, any fee, commission, bonus, or thing of value for procuring or endeavoring to procure from...


(a) Whoever - (1) corruptly gives, offers, or promises anything of value to any person, with intent to influence or reward an officer, director, employee, agent,...


(a) The punishment for an offense under section 203, 204, 205, 207, 208, or 209 of this title is the following: (1) Whoever engages in the conduct constituting the offense ...


Whoever, being an officer or employee of, or person acting for the United States or any agency thereof, accepts any fee, commission, gift, or other consideration in connection...


In addition to any other remedies provided by law the President or, under regulations prescribed by him, the head of any department or agency involved, may declare void and...


(a) Whoever, being a public official, is or acts as an agent of a foreign principal required to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 or a lobbyist required...


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(a) Whoever carries into effect, attempts to carry into effect, or conspires with any other person to carry into effect any scheme in commerce to influence, in any way, by bribery...


(a) Whoever - (1) organizes, manages, or supervises a continuing financial crimes enterprise; and (2) receives $5,000,000 or more in gross receipts from such ...


(a) Offense. - Any person who - (1) willfully fails to pay a support obligation with respect to a child who resides in another State, if such obligation has ...


(a) Unlawful Conduct. - Except as provided in subsection (b), it shall be unlawful for any person knowingly - (1) to develop, produce, otherwise acquire, transfer directly ...


(a) Criminal Penalties. - (1) In general. - Any person who violates section 229 of this title shall be fined under this title, or imprisoned for any term of years,...


(a) Property Subject to Criminal Forfeiture. - Any person convicted under section 229A(a) shall forfeit to the United States irrespective of any provision of State law - ...


Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit any individual self-defense device, including those using a pepper spray or chemical mace. ...


The United States may obtain in a civil action an injunction against - (1) the conduct prohibited under section 229 or 229C of this title; or (2) the preparation...


The Attorney General may request the Secretary of Defense to provide assistance under section 382 of title 10 in support of Department of Justice activities relating to...


In this chapter: (1) Chemical weapon. - The term ''chemical weapon'' means the following, together or separately: (A) A toxic chemical and its precursors,...


(a)(1) Whoever teaches or demonstrates to any other person the use, application, or making of any firearm or explosive or incendiary device, or technique capable of causing injury...


For purposes of this chapter: (1) The term ''civil disorder'' means any public disturbance involving acts of violence by assemblages of three or more persons, which causes...


Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed as indicating an intent on the part of Congress to occupy the field in which any provisions of the chapter operate to...


If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate any person in any State, Territory, Commonwealth, Possession, or District in the free exercise or...


Whoever, under color of any law, statute, ordinance, regulation, or custom, willfully subjects any person in any State, Territory, Commonwealth, Possession, or District to...


No citizen possessing all other qualifications which are or may be prescribed by law shall be disqualified for service as grand or petit juror in any court of the United States, or...


Whoever, being a proprietor, manager, or employee of a theater or other public place of entertainment or amusement in the District of Columbia, or in any Territory, or Possession...


(a)(1) Nothing in this section shall be construed as indicating an intent on the part of Congress to prevent any State, any possession or Commonwealth of the United States, or...


Whoever directly or indirectly deprives, attempts to deprive, or threatens to deprive any person of any employment, position, work, compensation, or other benefit provided for or...


(a) Whoever, in any of the circumstances referred to in subsection (b) of this section - (1) intentionally defaces, damages, or destroys any religious real property,...


(a) Prohibited Activities. - Whoever - (1) by force or threat of force or by physical obstruction, intentionally injures, intimidates or interferes with or attempts ...


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Whoever, without authority, takes and carries away from the place where it was filed, deposited, or kept by authority of the United States, any certificate, affidavit,...


Whoever enters into any agreement, combination, or conspiracy to defraud the United States, or any department or agency thereof, by obtaining or aiding to obtain the payment...


Whoever makes or presents to any person or officer in the civil, military, or naval service of the United States, or to any department or agency thereof, any claim upon or against...


Whoever makes, alleges, or presents any claim or application for indemnity for the loss of any registered or insured letter, parcel, package, or other article or matter, or...


Whoever knowingly and willfully makes, or presents any false, fictitious or fraudulent affidavit, declaration, certificate, voucher, endorsement, or paper or writing purporting to...


Whoever, being a claim agent, attorney, or other person engaged in the collection of claims for pay, pension, or other allowances for any soldier, sailor, or marine, or for...


Whoever, being a judge, clerk, or deputy clerk of any court of the United States or a Territory or Possession thereof, or a United States district attorney, assistant...


Whoever solicits employment for himself or another in respect to a case, claim, or award for compensation under, or to be brought under, subchapter I of chapter 81 of title 5; or ...


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Whoever fraudulently alters, defaces, mutilates, impairs, diminishes, falsifies, scales, or lightens any of the coins coined at the mints of the United States, or any foreign...


If any of the gold or silver coins struck or coined at any of the mints of the United States shall be debased, or made worse as to the proportion of fine gold or fine silver...


Whoever mutilates, cuts, defaces, disfigures, or perforates, or unites or cements together, or does any other thing to any bank bill, draft, note, or other evidence of debt issued...


Whoever, being a Federal Reserve Agent, or an agent or employee of such Federal Reserve Agent, or of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, issues or puts...


Whoever, being a director, officer, or agent of a corporation created by Act of Congress, the charter of which has expired, or trustee thereof, or an agent of such trustee, or...


Whoever makes, issues, circulates, or pays out any note, check, memorandum, token, or other obligation for a less sum than $1, intended to circulate as money or to be received or...


Whoever lends or borrows money or credit upon the security of such coins of the United States as the Secretary of the Treasury may from time to time designate by...


As used in this chapter, the term ''common carrier'' means a locomotive, a rail carrier, a sleeping car carrier, a bus transporting passengers in interstate commerce, a water common ...


Whoever operates or directs the operation of a common carrier while under the influence of alcohol or any controlled substance (as defined in section 102 of the Controlled...


For purposes of this chapter - (1) an individual with a blood alcohol content of .10 percent or more shall be presumed to be under the influence of alcohol; and ...


(a) Whoever kills any individual who is a Member of Congress or a Member-of-Congress-elect, a member of the executive branch of the Government who is the head, or a person...


If two or more persons conspire either to commit any offense against the United States, or to defraud the United States, or any agency thereof in any manner or for any purpose,...


If two or more persons in any State, Territory, Possession, or District conspire to prevent, by force, intimidation, or threat, any person from accepting or holding any office,...


(a) Whoever, with intent that another person engage in conduct constituting a felony that has as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force...


A court of the United States shall have power to punish by fine or imprisonment, at its discretion, such contempt of its authority, and none other, as - (1) Misbehavior of...


Any person, corporation or association willfully disobeying any lawful writ, process, order, rule, decree, or command of any district court of the United States or any court of...


A knowing or intentional violation of the privacy protection accorded by section 3509 of this title is a criminal contempt punishable by not more than one year's imprisonment, or...


Whoever, being a Member of or Delegate to Congress, or a Resident Commissioner, either before or after he has qualified, directly or indirectly, himself, or by any other person...


Whoever, being an officer or employee of the United States, on behalf of the United States or any agency thereof, directly or indirectly makes or enters into any contract,...


Sections 431 and 432 of this title shall not extend to any contract or agreement made or entered into, or accepted by any incorporated company for the general benefit of...


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Whoever, being an officer or employee of the United States, knowingly contracts for the erection, repair, or furnishing of any public building, or for any public improvement, to pay...


Whoever, being an officer, employee, or agent of the United States or any department or agency thereof, contracts with any person or corporation, or permits any warden, agent,...


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Whoever, being a person employed in the Postal Service, becomes interested in any contract for carrying the mail, or acts as agent, with or without compensation, for any contractor...


No contract for furnishing supplies to the Postal Service shall be made with any person who has entered, or proposed to enter, into any combination to prevent the making of any...


Neither the Public Printer, superintendent of printing, superintendent of binding, nor any of their assistants shall, during their continuance in office, have any interest, direct...


Whoever willfully secretes, mutilates, obliterates, or destroys - (a) any records of a war contractor relating to the negotiation, award, performance, payment,...


A person who, outside the United States, engages in the act of - (1) making, dealing, or possessing any counterfeit obligation or other security of the United States; or ...


Whoever, with intent to defraud, falsely makes, forges, counterfeits, or alters any obligation or other security of the United States, shall be fined under this title or...


Whoever, with intent to defraud, passes, utters, publishes, or sells, or attempts to pass, utter, publish, or sell, or with like intent brings into the United States or keeps...


Whoever buys, sells, exchanges, transfers, receives, or delivers any false, forged, counterfeited, or altered obligation or other security of the United States, with the intent...


(a) Whoever, having control, custody, or possession of any plate, stone, or other thing, or any part thereof, from which has been printed, or which may be prepared by direction of...


(a) Whoever has in his control or possession, after a distinctive paper has been adopted by the Secretary of the Treasury for the obligations and other securities of the...


Whoever designs, engraves, prints, makes, or executes, or utters, issues, distributes, circulates, or uses any business or professional card, notice, placard, circular, handbill, or ...


Whoever, without authority from the United States, takes, procures, or makes an impression, stamp, analog, digital, or electronic image, or imprint of, from or by the use of...


Whoever, with intent to defraud, possesses, keeps, safeguards, or controls, without authority from the United States, any imprint, stamp, analog, digital, or electronic image,...


Whoever, within the United States, with intent to defraud, falsely makes, alters, forges, or counterfeits any bond, certificate, obligation, or other security of any foreign ...


Whoever, within the United States, knowingly and with intent to defraud, utters, passes, or puts off, in payment or negotiation, any false, forged, or counterfeited bond,...


Whoever, within the United States, knowingly and with intent to defraud, possesses or delivers any false, forged, or counterfeit bond, certificate, obligation, security,...


Whoever, within the United States except by lawful authority, controls, holds, or possesses any plate, stone, or other thing, or any part thereof, from which has been printed or...


Whoever, within the United States, with intent to defraud, falsely makes, alters, forges, or counterfeits any bank note or bill issued by a bank or corporation of any foreign...


Whoever, within the United States, utters, passes, puts off, or tenders in payment, with intent to defraud, any such false, forged, altered, or counterfeited bank note or...


Whoever so places or connects together different parts of two or more notes, bills, or other genuine instruments issued under the authority of the United States, or by any...


Whoever falsely makes, forges, or counterfeits any coin or bar in resemblance or similitude of any coin of a denomination higher than 5 cents or any gold or silver bar coined...


Whoever, except as authorized by law, makes or utters or passes, or attempts to utter or pass, any coins of gold or silver or other metal, or alloys of metals, intended for use...


Whoever, without lawful authority, makes any die, hub, or mold, or any part thereof, either of steel or plaster, or any other substance, in likeness or similitude, as to the design...


Whoever, within the United States, without lawful authority, makes any die, hub, or mold, or any part thereof, either of steel or of plaster, or of any other substance, in...


Whoever, within the United States, makes or brings therein from any foreign country, or possesses with intent to sell, give away, or in any other manner uses the same, except...


Whoever falsely makes, forges, or counterfeits any coin in the resemblance or similitude of any of the one-cent and 5-cent coins minted at the mints of the United States; or ...


(a) Whoever, being 18 years of age or over, not lawfully authorized, makes, issues, or passes any coin, card, token, or device in metal, or its compounds, intended to be used...


All counterfeits of any coins or obligations or other securities of the United States or of any foreign government, or any articles, devices, and other things made, possessed, or...


Whoever falsely makes, forges, counterfeits or alters any note, bond, debenture, coupon, obligation, instrument, or writing in imitation or purporting to be in imitation of, a...


Whoever falsely makes, alters, forges, or counterfeits any bond, bid, proposal, contract, guarantee, security, official bond, public record, affidavit, or other writing for...


Whoever falsely makes, alters, forges, or counterfeits any deed, power of attorney, order, certificate, receipt, contract, or other writing, for the purpose of obtaining or...


Whoever forges, counterfeits or falsely alters any writing made or required to be made in connection with the entry or withdrawal of imports or collection of customs duties, or...


Whoever falsely makes, forges, counterfeits, or alters any letters patent granted or purporting to have been granted by the President of the United States; or Whoever...


Whoever forges, counterfeits, or falsely alters any certificate of discharge from the military or naval service of the United States, or uses, unlawfully possesses or exhibits...


Whoever falsely makes, forges, counterfeits, alters, or tampers with any naval, military, or official pass or permit, issued by or under the authority of the United States, or...


Whoever, with intent to defraud, falsely makes, forges, counterfeits, engraves, or prints any order in imitation of or purporting to be a blank money order or a money order issued...


Whoever forges or counterfeits any postage stamp, postage meter stamp, or any stamp printed upon any stamped envelope, or postal card, or any die, plate, or engraving thereof; or ...


Whoever forges, or counterfeits, or knowingly utters or uses any forged or counterfeit postage stamp or revenue stamp of any foreign government, shall be fined under this title...


Whoever forges or counterfeits any postmarking stamp, or impression thereof with intent to make it appear that such impression is a genuine postmark, or makes or knowingly uses or ...


Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the following are permitted: (1) The printing, publishing, or importation, or the making or importation of the...


Whoever forges the signature of any judge, register, or other officer of any court of the United States, or of any Territory thereof, or forges or counterfeits the seal of any...


(a) Whoever - (1) falsely makes, forges, counterfeits, mutilates, or alters the seal of any department or agency of the United States, or any facsimile thereof; ...


Whoever falsely makes, forges, counterfeits, or alters any instrument in imitation of or purporting to be, an abstract or official copy or certificate of the recording, registry, or ...


Whoever falsely makes, forges, or counterfeits in whole or in part, any form or request in similitude of the form or request provided by the Government for requesting a common...


Whoever, except by lawful authority, controls, holds or possesses any plate, stone, or other thing, or any part thereof, from which has been printed or may be printed any form...


(a) Whoever, with intent to defraud - (1) falsely makes or forges any endorsement or signature on a Treasury check or bond or security of the United States; or ...


(a) A person who - (1) knowingly removes, obliterates, tampers with, or alters an identification number for a motor vehicle or motor vehicle part; or (2)...


(a) Whoever affixes to a motor vehicle a theft prevention decal or other device, or a replica thereof, unless authorized to do so pursuant to the Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention...


(a) If an identification number for a motor vehicle or motor vehicle part is removed, obliterated, tampered with, or altered, such vehicle or part shall be subject to seizure...


(a) Whoever makes, utters or possesses a counterfeited security of a State or a political subdivision thereof or of an organization, or whoever makes, utters or possesses a forged ...


(a) Whoever, with the intent to defraud - (1) draws, prints, processes, produces, publishes, or otherwise makes, or attempts or causes the same, within the United States; ...


(a) Definitions. - ''conviction'' includes a finding, under State or Federal law, that a person has committed an act of juvenile delinquency involving a violent...


Whoever knowingly effects any entry of goods, wares, or merchandise, at less than the true weight or measure thereof, or upon a false classification as to quality or value, or by...


Whoever enters or introduces, or attempts to enter or introduce, into the commerce of the United States any imported merchandise by means of any fraudulent or false...


Whoever, being an officer of the revenue, knowingly admits to entry, any goods, wares, or merchandise, upon payment of less than the amount of duty legally due, shall be fined...


If any merchandise entered or withdrawn for exportation without payment of the duties thereon, or with intent to obtain a drawback of the duties paid, or of any other allowances...


Whoever knowingly and willfully, with intent to defraud the United States, smuggles, or clandestinely introduces or attempts to smuggle or clandestinely introduce into the...


Any person owning in whole or in part any vessel of the United States who employs, or participates in, or allows the employment of, such vessel for the purpose of smuggling,...


Whoever receives or deposits any merchandise in any building upon the boundary line between the United States and any foreign country, or carries any merchandise through the same,...


Whoever fraudulently conceals, removes, or repacks merchandise in any bonded warehouse or fraudulently alters, defaces or obliterates any marks or numbers placed upon...


Whoever, without authority, affixes or attaches a customs seal, fastening, or mark, or any seal, fastening, or mark purporting to be a customs seal, fastening, or mark to any...


Whoever knowingly and willfully files any false or fraudulent entry or claim for the payment of drawback, allowance, or refund of duties upon the exportation of merchandise,...


Whoever willfully conceals or destroys any invoice, book, or paper relating to any merchandise imported into the United States, after an inspection thereof has been demanded by...


Whoever, being an officer, agent, or employee of the United States, knowingly aids or abets any person engaged in any violation of any of the provisions of law prohibiting...


(a) Whoever knowingly imports, exports, or attempts to import or export - (1) any motor vehicle, off-highway mobile equipment, vessel, aircraft, or part of any...


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Whoever, being an officer of the Army or Navy, or other person in the civil, military, or naval service of the United States, orders, brings, keeps, or has under his authority...


Whoever, being an officer or member of the Armed Forces of the United States, prescribes or fixes or attempts to prescribe or fix, whether by proclamation, order or otherwise,...


Whoever intimidates, threatens, coerces, or attempts to intimidate, threaten, or coerce, any other person for the purpose of interfering with the right of such other person to vote...


Whoever, being a person employed in any administrative position by the United States, or by any department or agency thereof, or by the District of Columbia or any agency...


Whoever, within or without the Armed Forces of the United States, polls any member of such forces, either within or without the United States, either before or after he executes...


Whoever makes or offers to make an expenditure to any person, either to vote or withhold his vote, or to vote for or against any candidate; and Whoever solicits, accepts,...


Whoever uses any part of any appropriation made by Congress for work relief, relief, or for increasing employment by providing loans and grants for public-works projects, or...


Whoever, being a candidate, directly or indirectly promises or pledges the appointment, or the use of his influence or support for the appointment of any person to any public...


Whoever, directly or indirectly, promises any employment, position, compensation, contract, appointment, or other benefit, provided for or made possible in whole or in part by any...


(a) Whoever, directly or indirectly, knowingly causes or attempts to cause any person to make a contribution of a thing of value (including services) for the benefit of any...


(a) It shall be unlawful for - (1) a candidate for the Congress; (2) an individual elected to or serving in the office of Senator or Representative in, or Delegate...


(a) It shall be unlawful for an officer or employee of the United States or any department or agency thereof, or a person receiving any salary or compensation for services from...


Whoever solicits or receives or is in any manner concerned in soliciting or receiving any assessment, subscription, or contribution for any political purpose from any person known...


Whoever, for political purposes, furnishes or discloses any list or names of persons receiving compensation, employment or benefits provided for or made possible by any Act...


Whoever, being one of the officers or employees of the United States mentioned in section 602 of this title, discharges, or promotes, or degrades, or in any manner changes...


(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to solicit or receive any contribution within the meaning of section 301(8) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 in any room...


(a) Whoever knowingly deprives or attempts to deprive any person of a right under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act shall be fined in accordance with this...


Whoever, being a commissioned, noncommissioned, warrant, or petty officer of an Armed Force, uses military authority to influence the vote of a member of the Armed Forces or...


It shall be unlawful for any person to intimidate, threaten, command, or coerce, or attempt to intimidate, threaten, command, or coerce, any employee of the Federal Government...


(a) It shall be unlawful for any alien to vote in any election held solely or in part for the purpose of electing a candidate for the office of President, Vice President,...


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Whoever embezzles, steals, purloins, or knowingly converts to his use or the use of another, or without authority, sells, conveys or disposes of any record, voucher, money, or...


Whoever, without authority from the United States, secretes within, or embezzles, or takes and carries away from any building, room, office, apartment, vault, safe, or other...


Whoever, being an officer, employee or agent of the United States or of any department or agency thereof, having received public money which he is not authorized to retain as...


Whoever, not being an authorized depositary of public moneys, knowingly receives from any disbursing officer, or collector of internal revenue, or other agent of the United...


Whoever, being a United States marshal, clerk, receiver, referee, trustee, or other officer of a United States court, or any deputy, assistant, or employee of any such...


Whoever, being a clerk or other officer of a court of the United States, fails to deposit promptly any money belonging in the registry of the court, or paid into court or received...


Whoever knowingly receives, from a clerk or other officer of a court of the United States, as a deposit, loan, or otherwise, any money belonging in the registry of such court,...


Whoever, being an officer or other person charged by any Act of Congress with the safe-keeping of the public moneys, loans, uses, or converts to his own use, or deposits in any...


(a) Whoever, having money of the United States in his possession or under his control, fails to deposit it with the Treasurer or some public depositary of the United States,...


If the Treasurer of the United States or any public depositary fails to keep safely all moneys deposited by any disbursing officer or disbursing agent, as well as all moneys...


Whoever, being an officer charged with the disbursement of the public moneys, accepts, receives, or transmits to the General Accounting Office to be allowed in his favor any...


Whoever, being an officer, clerk, agent, employee, or other person charged with the payment of any appropriation made by Congress, pays to any clerk or other employee of the...


Whoever, being a disbursing officer of the United States, or any department or agency thereof, or a person acting as such, in any manner converts to his own use, or loans with...


Whoever, being an officer or employee of the United States or of any department or agency thereof, embezzles or wrongfully converts to his own use the money or property of...


Whoever, being a bank examiner or assistant examiner, steals, or unlawfully takes, or unlawfully conceals any money, note, draft, bond, or security or any other property of value...


Whoever, being an officer, director, agent or employee of, or connected in any capacity with any Federal Reserve bank, member bank, depository institution holding company,...


Whoever, being an officer, agent or employee of or connected in any capacity with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Credit Union Administration, Office of...


Whoever, with intent to defraud, knowingly conceals, removes, disposes of, or converts to his own use or to that of another, any property mortgaged or pledged to, or held by, the...


Whoever embezzles, steals, or unlawfully takes, carries away, or conceals, or by fraud or deception obtains from any pipeline system, railroad car, wagon, motortruck, or...


Whoever, being a president, director, officer, or manager of any firm, association, or corporation engaged in commerce as a common carrier, or whoever, being an employee of...


Whoever, within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, takes and carries away, with intent to steal or purloin, any personal property of another...


Whoever, within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, buys, receives, or conceals any money, goods, bank notes, or other thing which may be...


Whoever solicits any gift of money or other property, and represents that such gift is being solicited for the use of the United States, with the intention of embezzling,...


Any person who embezzles, steals, or unlawfully and willfully abstracts or converts to his own use or to the use of another, any of the moneys, funds, securities, premiums,...


(a) Whoever, being an officer, director, agent, or employee of, or connected in any capacity with any agency or organization receiving financial assistance or any funds under the...


(a) Whoever, if the circumstance described in subsection (b) of this section exists - (1) being an agent of an organization, or of a State, local, or Indian...


Whoever obtains or uses the property of another which has a value of $10,000 or more in connection with the marketing of livestock in interstate or foreign commerce with intent...


(a) Definitions. - In this section - (1) ''museum'' means an organized and permanent institution, the activities of which affect interstate or foreign commerce, that - ...


(a) Whoever knowingly and willfully embezzles, steals, or otherwise without authority converts to the use of any person other than the rightful owner, or intentionally misapplies...


(a)(1) Whoever knowingly mutilates, defaces, physically defiles, burns, maintains on the floor or ground, or tramples upon any flag of the United States shall be fined under...


Whoever manufactures, sells, or possesses any badge, identification card, or other insignia, of the design prescribed by the head of any department or agency of the United States...


Whoever, in any place within the jurisdiction of the United States or in the Canal Zone, without authority, wears the uniform or a distinctive part thereof or anything similar to...


Whoever, within the jurisdiction of the United States, with intent to deceive or mislead, wears any naval, military, police, or other official uniform, decoration, or regalia of...


(a) In General. - Whoever knowingly wears, manufactures, or sells any decoration or medal authorized by Congress for the armed forces of the United States, or any of the...


Whoever knowingly manufactures, reproduces, sells or purchases for resale, either separately or on or appended to, any article of merchandise manufactured or sold, any badge,...


Whoever wears or displays the sign of the Red Cross or any insignia colored in imitation thereof for the fraudulent purpose of inducing the belief that he is a member of or an...


Whoever, with intent to defraud, wears or displays the sign or emblem of the 4-H clubs, consisting of a green four-leaf clover with stem, and the letter H in white or gold on...


Whoever, whether a corporation, partnership, unincorporated company, association, or person within the United States, willfully uses as a trade mark, commercial label, or...


Whoever, except as permitted by the laws of the United States, uses the words ''national'', ''Federal'', ''United States'', ''reserve'', or ''Deposit Insurance'' as part of...


Whoever knowingly uses, manufactures, or sells any cremation urn of a design approved by the Secretary of Defense for use to retain the cremated remains of deceased members of...


Whoever, except as authorized under rules and regulations issued by the Secretary of Agriculture after consultation with the Association of State Foresters and the...


Whoever, except as authorized under rules and regulations issued by the Secretary, knowingly and for profit manufactures, reproduces, or uses the character ''Woodsy Owl'', the...


Whoever, in the course of collecting or aiding in the collection of private debts or obligations, or being engaged in furnishing private police, investigation, or other...


(a) Whoever knowingly displays any printed or other likeness of the great seal of the United States, or of the seals of the President or the Vice President of the United States,...


...


As used in this section, ''The Golden Eagle Insignia'' means the words ''The Golden Eagle'' and the representation of an American Golden Eagle (colored gold) and a family...


(a) Whoever - (1) knowingly transfers, transports, or receives, in interstate or foreign commerce, a counterfeit police badge; (2) knowingly transfers, in interstate...


(a) Whoever escapes or attempts to escape from the custody of the Attorney General or his authorized representative, or from any institution or facility in which he is confined...


(a) Whoever rescues or attempts to rescue or instigates, aids or assists the escape, or attempt to escape, of any person arrested upon a warrant or other process issued under any...


Whoever, by force, sets at liberty or rescues any person found guilty in any court of the United States of any capital crime, while going to execution or during execution, shall...


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Whoever, having in his custody any prisoner by virtue of process issued under the laws of the United States by any court, judge, or magistrate judge, voluntarily suffers such...


Whoever, within the jurisdiction of the United States, aids or entices any person belonging to the armed forces of a belligerent nation or faction who is interned in the United...


Whoever procures the escape of any prisoner of war held by the United States or any of its allies, or the escape of any person apprehended or interned as an enemy alien by the...


Whoever flees or evades a checkpoint operated by the Immigration and Naturalization Service, or any other Federal law enforcement agency, in a motor vehicle and flees Federal,...


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Whoever harbors or conceals any person who he knows, or has reasonable grounds to believe or suspect, has committed, or is about to commit, an offense under sections 793 or 794...


(a) Whoever, for the purpose of obtaining information respecting the national defense with intent or reason to believe that the information is to be used to the injury of the...


(a) Whoever, with intent or reason to believe that it is to be used to the injury of the United States or to the advantage of a foreign nation, communicates, delivers, or...


(a) Whenever, in the interests of national defense, the President defines certain vital military and naval installations or equipment as requiring protection against the...


Whoever uses or permits the use of an aircraft or any contrivance used, or designed for navigation or flight in the air, for the purpose of making a photograph, sketch,...


On and after thirty days from the date upon which the President defines any vital military or naval installation or equipment as being within the category contemplated under...


(a) Whoever knowingly and willfully communicates, furnishes, transmits, or otherwise makes available to an unauthorized person, or publishes, or uses in any manner prejudicial to...


The provisions of section 794 of this title, as amended and extended by section 1(a)(29) of the Emergency Powers Continuation Act (66 Stat. 333), as further amended by Public Law...


Whoever willfully shall violate, attempt to violate, or conspire to violate any regulation or order promulgated by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and...


(a) Whoever, if one of the circumstances described in subsection (c) of this section occurs - (1) without lawful authority, intentionally receives, possesses,...


...


Whoever, otherwise than in the course of continuous interstate transportation through any State, transports fireworks into any State, or delivers them for transportation into...


...


As used in this chapter - (a) ''Person'' means any individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, or joint stock company. (b)...


(a) It shall be unlawful for any person - (1) to engage in the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing in explosive materials without a license issued under ...


(a) An application for a user permit or a license to import, manufacture, or deal in explosive materials shall be in such form and contain such information as the Secretary shall...


(a) Any person who - (1) violates any of subsections (a) through (i) or (l) through (o) of section 842 shall be fined under this title, imprisoned for not more than...


(a) Except in the case of subsections (FOOTNOTE 1) (l), (m), (n), or (o) of section 842 and subsections (d), (e), (f), (g), (h), and (i) of section 844 of this title, this...


(a) The Secretary is authorized to inspect the site of any accident, or fire, in which there is reason to believe that explosive materials were involved, in order that if any such ...


The administration of this chapter shall be vested in the Secretary. The Secretary may prescribe such rules and regulations as he deems reasonably necessary to carry out...


No provision of this chapter shall be construed as indicating an intent on the part of the Congress to occupy the field in which such provision operates to the exclusion of the law...


(a) Whoever knowingly and willfully deposits for conveyance in the mail or for a delivery from any post office or by any letter carrier any letter, paper, writing, print, missive,...


Whoever, being an officer, or employee of the United States or any department or agency thereof, or representing himself to be or assuming to act as such, under color or pretense...


Whoever, under a threat of informing, or as a consideration for not informing, against any violation of any law of the United States, demands or receives any money or other...


Whoever, by force, intimidation, or threat of procuring dismissal from employment, or by any other manner whatsoever induces any person employed in the construction,...


(a) Whoever transmits in interstate or foreign commerce any communication containing any demand or request for a ransom or reward for the release of any kidnapped person, shall...


Whoever knowingly deposits in any post office or authorized depository for mail matter, to be sent or delivered by the Postal Service or knowingly causes to be delivered by the...


Whoever knowingly deposits in any post office or authorized depository for mail matter of any foreign country any communication addressed to any person within the United States,...


(a) Whoever knowingly and willfully threatens to violate section 112, 1116, or 1201 shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both, except...


(a) Whoever knowingly and willfully threatens to kill, kidnap, or inflict bodily harm upon - (1) a former President or a member of the immediate family of a ...


A person who receives, possesses, conceals, or disposes of any money or other property which was obtained from the commission of any offense under this chapter that is punishable...


For the purposes of this chapter: (1) To extend credit means to make or renew any loan, or to enter into any agreement, tacit or express, whereby the repayment or ...


(a) Whoever makes any extortionate extension of credit, or conspires to do so, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both. (b) In...


Whoever willfully advances money or property, whether as a gift, as a loan, as an investment, pursuant to a partnership or profit-sharing agreement, or otherwise, to any person,...


(a) Whoever knowingly participates in any way, or conspires to do so, in the use of any extortionate means (1) to collect or attempt to collect any extension of credit, or ...


...


This chapter does not preempt any field of law with respect to which State legislation would be permissible in the absence of this chapter. No law of any State which would be...


Whoever falsely and willfully represents himself to be a citizen of the United States shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both. ...


Whoever falsely assumes or pretends to be an officer or employee acting under the authority of the United States or any department, agency or officer thereof, and acts as such, or...


Whoever falsely represents himself to be an officer, agent, or employee of the United States, and in such assumed character arrests or detains any person or in any manner searches...


Whoever falsely personates any true and lawful holder of any share or sum in the public stocks or debt of the United States, or any person entitled to any annuity, dividend,...


Whoever, with intent to defraud within the United States, falsely assumes or pretends to be a diplomatic, consular or other official of a foreign government duly accredited as such...


Whoever, falsely and with intent to defraud, holds himself out as or represents or pretends himself to be a member of, associated with, or an agent or representative for the...


Whoever, within the United States, falsely or fraudulently holds himself out as or represents or pretends himself to be a member of or an agent for the American National Red Cross...


(a) As used in this chapter - (1) The term ''person'' and the term ''whoever'' include any individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, or...


(a) It shall be unlawful - (1) for any person - (A) except a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, or licensed dealer, to engage in the business of importing, ...


(a) No person shall engage in the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing in firearms, or importing or manufacturing ammunition, until he has filed an application with ...


(a)(1) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, subsection (b), (c), or (f) of this section, or in section 929, whoever - (A) knowingly makes any false statement...


(a)(1) The provisions of this chapter, except for sections 922(d)(9) and 922(g)(9) and provisions relating to firearms subject to the prohibitions of section 922(p), shall not...


Any person denied a firearm pursuant to subsection (s) or (t) of section 922 - (1) due to the provision of erroneous information relating to the person by any State...


(a) The Secretary may prescribe only such rules and regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter, including - (1) regulations providing that...


Notwithstanding any other provision of any law or any rule or regulation of a State or any political subdivision thereof, any person who is not otherwise prohibited by this...


No provision of this chapter shall be construed as indicating an intent on the part of the Congress to occupy the field in which such provision operates to the exclusion of the law...


If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the chapter and the application of such provision to...


(a)(1) Whoever, during and in relation to the commission of a crime of violence or drug trafficking crime (including a crime of violence or drug trafficking crime which provides...


(a) Except as provided in subsection (d), whoever knowingly possesses or causes to be present a firearm or other dangerous weapon in a Federal facility (other than a Federal...


(a) Whoever, other than a diplomatic or consular officer or attacheAE1, acts in the United States as an agent of a foreign government without prior notification to the...


Whoever, by virtue of his employment by the United States, obtains from another or has or has had custody of or access to, any official diplomatic code or any matter prepared in...


Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or...


Whoever, in relation to any dispute or controversy between a foreign government and the United States, willfully and knowingly makes any untrue statement, either orally or in...


Whoever, within the United States, purchases or sells the bonds, securities, or other obligations of any foreign government or political subdivision thereof or any organization...


(a)(1) Whoever, within the jurisdiction of the United States, conspires with one or more other persons, regardless of where such other person or persons are located, to commit at...


Whoever, in aid of any foreign government, knowingly and willfully possesses or controls any property or papers used or designed or intended for use in violating any penal statute,...


Any citizen of the United States who, within the jurisdiction thereof, accepts and exercises a commission to serve a foreign prince, state, colony, district, or people, in...


(a) Whoever, within the United States, enlists or enters himself, or hires or retains another to enlist or enter himself, or to go beyond the jurisdiction of the United States...


Whoever, within the United States, knowingly begins or sets on foot or provides or prepares a means for or furnishes the money for, or takes part in, any military or naval...


Whoever, within the United States, increases or augments the force of any ship of war, cruiser, or other armed vessel which, at the time of her arrival within the United States, was...


Whoever, within the United States, furnishes, fits out, arms, or attempts to furnish, fit out or arm, any vessel, with intent that such vessel shall be employed in the service of...


(a) During a war in which the United States is a neutral nation, the President, or any person authorized by him, may detain any armed vessel owned wholly or in part by citizens of...


(a) During a war in which the United States is a neutral nation, it shall be unlawful to send out of the United States any vessel built, armed, or equipped as a vessel of war,...


(a) During a war in which the United States is a neutral nation, every master or person having charge or command of any vessel, domestic or foreign, whether requiring clearance...


(a) Whenever it appears that the vessel is not entitled to clearance or whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that the additional statements under oath required in section...


(a) During a war in which the United States is a neutral nation, the President, or any person authorized by him, may withhold clearance from or to any vessel, domestic or foreign,...


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(a) Whoever willfully injures, damages, or destroys, or attempts to injure, damage, or destroy, any property, real or personal, located within the United States and belonging to...


(a)(1) The following property is subject to forfeiture to the United States: (A) Any property, real or personal, involved in a transaction or attempted transaction...


(a)(1) The court, in imposing sentence on a person convicted of an offense in violation of section 1956, 1957, or 1960 of this title, shall order that the person forfeit to the...


(a) Notice; Claim; Complaint. - (1)(A)(i) Except as provided in clauses (ii) through (v), in any nonjudicial civil forfeiture proceeding under a civil forfeiture...


(a)(1) In any forfeiture action in rem in which the subject property is cash, monetary instruments in bearer form, funds deposited in an account in a financial institution (as...


(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all civil forfeitures of real property and interests in real property shall proceed as judicial forfeitures. (b)(1) Except...


(a) At any time after the commencement of any action for forfeiture in rem brought by the United States under section 1956, 1957, or 1960 of this title, section 5322 or 5324 of...


(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, whoever, in any matter within the jurisdiction of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of the Government of the...


Whoever, knowingly and with intent to defraud the United States, or any agency thereof, possesses any false, altered, forged, or counterfeited writing or document for the purpose...


Whoever knowingly and fraudulently demands or endeavors to obtain any share or sum in the public stocks of the United States, or to have any part thereof transferred, assigned,...


Whoever, being an officer, director, agent, or employee of any Federal Reserve bank, member bank of the Federal Reserve System, insured bank (as defined in section 3(h) of the...


Whoever, being an officer, director, agent or employee of any Federal Reserve bank, member bank, depository institution holding company, national bank, insured bank, branch or...


Whoever, being an officer, agent or employee of or connected in any capacity with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Credit Union Administration, Office of...


Whoever, for the purpose of influencing in any way the action of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, knowingly makes or invites reliance on a false, forged, or...


...


Whoever, for the purpose of obtaining any loan or advance of credit from any person, partnership, association, or corporation with the intent that such loan or advance of credit...


Whoever, being a mortgagee, knowingly makes any false statement in any paper, proposal, or letter, relating to the sale of any mortgage, to any Federal land bank; or ...


Whoever, with intent to defraud, makes any false entry in any book of the Department of Housing and Urban Development or makes any false report or statement to or for such...


Whoever deceives, defrauds, or imposes upon, or attempts to deceive, defraud, or impose upon any person, partnership, corporation, or association by making any false pretense or ...


Whoever knowingly makes any false statement or report, or willfully overvalues any land, property or security, for the purpose of influencing in any way the action of the Farm...


(a) Whoever knowingly makes any false statement under oath, in any case, proceeding, or matter relating to, or under, or by virtue of any law of the United States relating...


Whoever, being an officer authorized to administer oaths or to take and certify acknowledgments, knowingly makes any false acknowledgment, certificate, or statement concerning...


Whoever fraudulently or wrongfully affixes or impresses the seal of any department or agency of the United States, to or upon any certificate, instrument, commission, document,...


Whoever, being a public officer or other person authorized by any law of the United States to make or give a certificate or other writing, knowingly makes and delivers as true such...


Whoever, being a consul, or vice consul, or other person employed in the consular service of the United States, knowingly certifies falsely to any invoice, or other paper, to...


Whoever, being an officer, agent, or employee of the United States, or of any State or Territory, or whoever, whether a person, association, firm, or corporation, knowingly makes...


Whoever, being an officer or other person authorized by any law of the United States to record a conveyance of real property or any other instrument which by such law may be...


Whoever, being authorized to make or deliver any certificate, voucher, receipt, or other paper certifying the receipt of arms, ammunition, provisions, clothing, or other property...


Whoever, having charge, possession, custody, or control of any money or other public property used or to be used in the military or naval service, with intent to defraud the...


Whoever purchases, or receives in pledge from any person any arms, equipment, ammunition, clothing, military stores, or other property furnished by the United States under a...


Whoever, upon any waters or vessel within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, by any fraud, or false pretense, obtains from any person anything...


Whoever knowingly makes any false statement for the purpose of influencing in any way the action of the Secretary of Agriculture, or of any person acting under his authority,...


Whoever, in any document required by title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (as amended from time to time) to be published, or kept as part of the records...


(a) Whoever, in a circumstance described in subsection (c) of this section - (1) knowingly and without lawful authority produces an identification document or a...


(a) Whoever - (1) knowingly and with intent to defraud produces, uses, or traffics in one or more counterfeit access devices; (2) knowingly and with intent to...


(a) Whoever - (1) having knowingly accessed a computer without authorization or exceeding authorized access, and by means of such conduct having obtained information...


(a) Whoever knowingly executes, or attempts to execute, any scheme or artifice with the intent - (1) to defraud the United States; or (2) to obtain money or property...


Whoever - (1) knowingly conceals or endeavors to conceal an asset or property from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, acting as conservator or receiver or in...


(a)(1) Whoever is engaged in the business of insurance whose activities affect interstate commerce and knowingly, with the intent to deceive, makes any false material statement...


(a) The Attorney General may bring a civil action in the appropriate United States district court against any person who engages in conduct constituting an offense under section...


(a) Whoever, in any matter involving a health care benefit program, knowingly and willfully - (1) falsifies, conceals, or covers up by any trick, scheme, or device...


(a) Whoever, by any fraud or false pretense, enters or attempts to enter - (1) any real property belonging in whole or in part to, or leased by, the United States; ...


Whoever harbors or conceals any person for whose arrest a warrant or process has been issued under the provisions of any law of the United States, so as to prevent his discovery...


Whoever willfully harbors or conceals any prisoner after his escape from the custody of the Attorney General or from a Federal penal or correctional institution, shall be...


Whoever moves or travels in interstate or foreign commerce with intent either (1) to avoid prosecution, or custody or confinement after conviction, under the laws of the place...


(a) Whoever moves or travels in interstate or foreign commerce with intent either (1) to avoid prosecution, or custody, or confinement after conviction, under the laws of the...


As used in this chapter: The term ''gambling ship'' means a vessel used principally for the operation of one or more gambling establishments. Such term does not include...


(a) It shall be unlawful for any citizen or resident of the United States, or any other person who is on an American vessel or is otherwise under or within the jurisdiction of...


(a) It shall be unlawful to operate or use, or to permit the operation or use of, a vessel for the carriage or transportation, or for any part of the carriage or...


(a) Whoever being engaged in the business of betting or wagering knowingly uses a wire communication facility for the transmission in interstate or foreign commerce of bets or...


(a) Basic Offense. - Whoever, whether in time of peace or in time of war, in a circumstance described in subsection (d) and with the specific intent to destroy, in whole or...


Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as precluding the application of State or local laws to the conduct proscribed by this chapter, nor shall anything in this chapter...


As used in this chapter - (1) the term ''children'' means the plural and means individuals who have not attained the age of eighteen years; (2) the term ''ethnic...


(a) Murder is the unlawful killing of a human being with malice aforethought. Every murder perpetrated by poison, lying in wait, or any other kind of willful, deliberate,...


(a) Manslaughter is the unlawful killing of a human being without malice. It is of two kinds: Voluntary - Upon a sudden quarrel or heat of passion. Involuntary - In...


Except as provided in section 113 of this title, whoever, within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, attempts to commit murder or...


Whoever kills or attempts to kill any officer or employee of the United States or of any agency in any branch of the United States Government (including any member of the...


Every captain, engineer, pilot, or other person employed on any steamboat or vessel, by whose misconduct, negligence, or inattention to his duties on such vessel the life of...


(a) Whoever kills or attempts to kill a foreign official, official guest, or internationally protected person shall be punished as provided under sections 1111, 1112, and 1113...


If two or more persons conspire to violate section 1111, 1114, 1116, or 1119 of this title, and one or more of such persons do any overt act to effect the object of the...


(a) Offense. - A person who, while confined in a Federal correctional institution under a sentence for a term of life imprisonment, commits the murder of another shall be punished...


(a) Definition. - In this section, ''national of the United States'' has the meaning stated in section 101(a)(22) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(22)). ...


(a) Definition. - In this section, ''Federal correctional institution'' and ''term of life imprisonment'' have the meanings stated in section 1118. (b) Offense and Penalty. -...


(a) Whoever intentionally kills - (1) a State or local official, law enforcement officer, or other officer or employee while working with Federal law enforcement...


(a) In General. - Whoever, after testing positive for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and receiving actual notice of that fact, knowingly donates or sells, or...


Except as otherwise provided in sections 1154 and 1156 of this title, the term ''Indian country'', as used in this chapter, means (a) all land within the limits of any...


Except as otherwise expressly provided by law, the general laws of the United States as to the punishment of offenses committed in any place within the sole and exclusive...


(a) Any Indian who commits against the person or property of another Indian or other person any of the following offenses, namely, murder, manslaughter, kidnapping, maiming, a...


(a) Whoever sells, gives away, disposes of, exchanges, or barters any malt, spirituous, or vinous liquor, including beer, ale, and wine, or any ardent or other intoxicating liquor...


Whoever, on any tract of land in the former Indian country upon which is located any Indian school maintained by or under the supervision of the United States, manufactures,...


Whoever, except for scientific, sacramental, medicinal or mechanical purposes, possesses intoxicating liquors in the Indian country or where the introduction is prohibited by...


...


Whoever counterfeits or colorably imitates any Government trade mark used or devised by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board in the Department of the Interior as provided in section...


(a) It is unlawful to offer or display for sale or sell any good, with or without a Government trademark, in a manner that falsely suggests it is Indian produced, an Indian...


Whenever a non-Indian, in the commission of an offense within the Indian country takes, injures or destroys the property of any friendly Indian the judgment of conviction...


The provisions of sections 1154, 1156, 3113, 3488, and 3669, of this title, shall not apply within any area that is not Indian country, nor to any act or transaction within any...


(a) Each of the States or Territories listed in the following table shall have jurisdiction over offenses committed by or against Indians in the areas of Indian country...


Whoever embezzles, steals, knowingly converts to his use or the use of another, willfully misapplies, or willfully permits to be misapplied, any of the moneys, funds, credits,...


Whoever willfully destroys, defaces, or removes any sign erected by an Indian tribe, or a Government agency (1) to indicate the boundary of an Indian reservation or of any...


Whoever, without lawful authority or permission, willfully and knowingly goes upon any land that belongs to any Indian or Indian tribe, band, or group and either are held by...


(a) Subject to subsection (c), for purposes of Federal law, all State laws pertaining to the licensing, regulation, or prohibition of gambling, including but not limited to...


(a) Whoever abstracts, purloins, willfully misapplies, or takes and carries away with intent to steal, any money, funds, or other property of a value of $1,000 or less belonging to...


(a) Whoever, being an officer, employee, or individual licensee of a gaming establishment operated by or for or licensed by an Indian tribe pursuant to an ordinance or...


(a) Any person who - (1) is a - (A) physician, surgeon, dentist, podiatrist, chiropractor, nurse, dental hygienist, optometrist, medical examiner, ...


(a) Whoever knowingly sells, purchases, uses for profit, or transports for sale or profit, the human remains of a Native American without the right of possession to those remains as ...


(a) Whoever unlawfully seizes, confines, inveigles, decoys, kidnaps, abducts, or carries away and holds for ransom or reward or otherwise any person, except in the case of a minor...


(a) Whoever receives, possesses, or disposes of any money or other property, or any portion thereof, which has at any time been delivered as ransom or reward in connection with...


(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, whoever, whether inside or outside the United States, seizes or detains and threatens to kill, to injure, or to continue...


(a) Whoever removes a child from the United States or retains a child (who has been in the United States) outside the United States with intent to obstruct the lawful exercise...


Whoever willfully transports in interstate or foreign commerce any person who is employed or is to be employed for the purpose of obstructing or interfering by force or threats...


...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall enforce the provisions of this chapter. Regulations to carry out its provisions shall be prescribed by the Commissioner of Internal...


Whoever imports, brings, or transports any intoxicating liquor into any State, Territory, District, or Possession in which all sales, except for scientific, sacramental, medicinal,...


Whoever knowingly ships into any place within the United States any package containing any spirituous, vinous, malted, or other fermented liquor, or any compound containing...


Whoever, being an officer, agent, or employee of any railroad company, express company, or other common carrier, knowingly delivers to any person other than the person to whom it...


Any railroad or express company, or other common carrier which, or any person who, in connection with the transportation of any spirituous, vinous, malted, or other fermented...


Whoever brings into the United States for the purpose of disposing of the same, or knowingly deposits with any express company or other common carrier for carriage, or carries in ...


Whoever knowingly deposits in the mail, or sends or delivers by mail: Any letter, package, postal card, or circular concerning any lottery, gift enterprise, or similar...


(FOOTNOTE 1) Section catchline was not amended to conform to change made in the text by Pub. L. 91-375. Whoever, being an officer or employee of the Postal Service, acts ...


Whoever broadcasts by means of any radio or television station for which a license is required by any law of the United States, or whoever, operating any such station,...


The provisions of this chapter shall not apply with respect to any fishing contest not conducted for profit wherein prizes are awarded for the specie, size, weight, or quality of...


Whoever knowingly violates section 5136A of the Revised Statutes of the United States, section 9A of the Federal Reserve Act, or section 20 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act...


(a) The provisions of sections 1301, 1302, 1303, and 1304 shall not apply to - (1) an advertisement, list of prizes, or other information concerning a lottery conducted by...


Whoever, having devised or intending to devise any scheme or artifice to defraud, or for obtaining money or property by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations,...


Whoever, for the purpose of conducting, promoting, or carrying on by means of the Postal Service, any scheme or device mentioned in section 1341 of this title or any other...


Whoever, having devised or intending to devise any scheme or artifice to defraud, or for obtaining money or property by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations,...


Whoever knowingly executes, or attempts to execute, a scheme or artifice - (1) to defraud a financial institution; or (2) to obtain any of the moneys, funds,...


(a)(1) If a person is - (A) violating or about to violate this chapter or section 287, 371 (insofar as such violation involves a conspiracy to defraud the United States...


For the purposes of this chapter, the term ''scheme or artifice to defraud'' includes a scheme or artifice to deprive another of the intangible right of honest services. ...


Whoever knowingly and willfully executes, or attempts to execute, a scheme or artifice - (1) to defraud any health care benefit program; or (2) to obtain, by means...


Whoever willfully injures or commits any depredation against any property of the United States, or of any department or agency thereof, or any property which has been or is...


Whoever willfully or maliciously injures or destroys any of the works, property, or material of any radio, telegraph, telephone or cable, line, station, or system, or other means...


Whoever, within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, willfully and maliciously destroys or injures any structure, conveyance, or other real...


Whoever, with intent to prevent, interfere with, or obstruct or attempt to prevent, interfere with, or obstruct the exportation to foreign countries of articles from the...


(a) Whoever, with reckless disregard for the risk that another person will be placed in danger of death or bodily injury and under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference...


(a) Whoever knowingly and willfully damages or attempts to damage the property of an energy facility in an amount that in fact exceeds or would if the attempted offense had...


(a) Whoever, without the authority of the satellite operator, intentionally or maliciously interferes with the authorized operation of a communications or weather satellite...


(a) Whoever willfully and maliciously harms any police animal, or attempts or conspires to do so, shall be fined under this title and imprisoned not more than 1 year. If the...


Whoever entices or procures, or attempts or endeavors to entice or procure any person in the Armed Forces of the United States, or who has been recruited for service therein,...


Whoever, within the jurisdiction of the United States, goes upon any military, naval, or Coast Guard reservation, post, fort, arsenal, yard, station, or installation, for any...


...


Within such reasonable distance of any military or naval camp, station, fort, post, yard, base, cantonment, training or mobilization place as the Secretary of the Army, the...


Whoever, except in cases and under circumstances expressly authorized by the Constitution or Act of Congress, willfully uses any part of the Army or the Air Force as a posse...


(a)(1) Whoever steals, purloins, embezzles, or obtains by false pretense any lock or key to any lock, knowing that such lock or key has been adopted by any part of the Department...


Whoever, being a clerk or assistant clerk of a court, or other person charged by law with a duty to render true accounts of moneys received in any proceeding relating to...


Whoever knowingly demands, charges, solicits, collects, or receives, or agrees to charge, solicit, collect, or receive any other or additional fees or moneys in proceedings...


Whoever knowingly uses for any purpose any order, certificate, certificate of naturalization, certificate of citizenship, judgment, decree, or exemplification, unlawfully issued...


Whoever, whether as applicant, declarant, petitioner, witness or otherwise, in any naturalization or citizenship proceeding, knowingly personates another or appears falsely in...


(a) Whoever knowingly procures or attempts to procure, contrary to law, the naturalization of any person, or documentary or other evidence of naturalization or of citizenship; or ...


(a) Whoever falsely makes, forges, alters or counterfeits any oath, notice, affidavit, certificate of arrival, declaration of intention, certificate or documentary evidence...


Whoever unlawfully sells or disposes of a declaration of intention to become a citizen, certificate of naturalization, certificate of citizenship or copies or duplicates or other ...


Whoever, having in his possession or control a certificate of naturalization or citizenship or a copy thereof which has been canceled as provided by law, fails to surrender the...


Any person who has been subpenaed under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 336 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to appear at the final hearing of an application for ...


(a) Whoever, either - (1) in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, or on any land or building owned by, leased to, or otherwise used...


Every obscene, lewd, lascivious, indecent, filthy or vile article, matter, thing, device, or substance; and - Every article or thing designed, adapted, or intended for ...


Whoever brings into the United States, or any place subject to the jurisdiction thereof, or knowingly uses any express company or other common carrier or interactive computer...


All matter otherwise mailable by law, upon the envelope or outside cover or wrapper of which, and all postal cards upon which, any delineations, epithets, terms, or language of...


Whoever utters any obscene, indecent, or profane language by means of radio communication shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than two years, or both. ...


Whoever knowingly transports or travels in, or uses a facility or means of, interstate or foreign commerce or an interactive computer service (as defined in section...


(a) Whoever is engaged in the business of selling or transferring obscene matter, who knowingly receives or possesses with intent to distribute any obscene book, magazine,...


(a) Property Subject to Criminal Forfeiture. - A person who is convicted of an offense involving obscene material under this chapter shall forfeit to the United States such...


(a) Whoever knowingly utters any obscene language or distributes any obscene matter by means of cable television or subscription services on television, shall be punished...


(a) In any prosecution under this chapter in which an element of the offense is that the matter in question was transported, shipped, or carried in interstate commerce, proof,...


Whoever, using the mail or any facility or means of interstate or foreign commerce, knowingly transfers obscene matter to another individual who has not attained the age of 16...


Whoever knowingly and willfully obstructs, resists, or opposes any officer of the United States, or other person duly authorized, in serving, or attempting to serve or execute,...


Whoever knowingly and willfully obstructs, resists, or opposes an extradition agent of the United States in the execution of his duties, shall be fined under this title or...


(a) Whoever corruptly, or by threats or force, or by any threatening letter or communication, endeavors to influence, intimidate, or impede any grand or petit juror, or officer in...


Whoever attempts to influence the action or decision of any grand or petit juror of any court of the United States upon any issue or matter pending before such juror, or before...


Whoever, with intent to avoid, evade, prevent, or obstruct compliance, in whole or in part, with any civil investigative demand duly and properly made under the Antitrust...


Whoever feloniously steals, takes away, alters, falsifies, or otherwise avoids any record, writ, process, or other proceeding, in any court of the United States, whereby any...


Whoever, with the intent of interfering with, obstructing, or impeding the administration of justice, or with the intent of influencing any judge, juror, witness, or court officer,...


Whoever knowingly and willfully, by any means or device whatsoever - (a) records, or attempts to record, the proceedings of any grand or petit jury in any court of...


Whoever, by threats or force, willfully prevents, obstructs, impedes, or interferes with, or willfully attempts to prevent, obstruct, impede, or interfere with, the due exercise...


(a) Whoever willfully endeavors by means of bribery to obstruct, delay, or prevent the communication of information relating to a violation of any criminal statute of the...


(a) It shall be unlawful for two or more persons to conspire to obstruct the enforcement of the criminal laws of a State or political subdivision thereof, with the intent...


(a)(1) Whoever kills or attempts to kill another person, with intent to - (A) prevent the attendance or testimony of any person in an official proceeding; ...


(a)(1) Whoever kills or attempts to kill another person with intent to retaliate against any person for - (A) the attendance of a witness or party at an official ...


(a)(1) A United States district court, upon application of the attorney for the Government, shall issue a temporary restraining order prohibiting harassment of a victim or witness...


(a) As used in sections 1512 and 1513 of this title and in this section - (1) the term ''official proceeding'' means - (A) a proceeding before a judge or court of...


(a) Whoever, with intent to deceive or defraud the United States, endeavors to influence, obstruct, or impede a Federal auditor in the performance of official duties relating to...


Whoever corruptly obstructs or attempts to obstruct any examination of a financial institution by an agency of the United States with jurisdiction to conduct an examination of such ...


(a) Whoever willfully prevents, obstructs, misleads, delays or attempts to prevent, obstruct, mislead, or delay the communication of information or records relating to a violation...


Whoever, acting or claiming to act in any office or capacity under the United States, or a State, without lawful authority grants, issues, or verifies any passport or other...


Whoever willfully and knowingly makes any false statement in an application for passport with intent to induce or secure the issuance of a passport under the authority of the...


Whoever falsely makes, forges, counterfeits, mutilates, or alters any passport or instrument purporting to be a passport, with intent that the same may be used; or ...


Whoever willfully and knowingly uses, or attempts to use, any passport issued or designed for the use of another; or Whoever willfully and knowingly uses or attempts to use any ...


Whoever violates any safe conduct or passport duly obtained and issued under authority of the United States shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 10 years,...


(a) Whoever knowingly forges, counterfeits, alters, or falsely makes any immigrant or nonimmigrant visa, permit, border crossing card, alien registration receipt card, or...


Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the maximum term of imprisonment that may be imposed for an offense under this chapter (other than an offense under section 1545)...


(a) Whoever holds or returns any person to a condition of peonage, or arrests any person with the intent of placing him in or returning him to a condition of peonage, shall be...


Whoever, whether as master, factor, or owner, builds, fits out, equips, loads, or otherwise prepares or sends away any vessel, in any port or place within the United States, or...


Whoever kidnaps or carries away any other person, with the intent that such other person be sold into involuntary servitude, or held as a slave; or Whoever entices,...


Whoever knowingly and willfully holds to involuntary servitude or sells into any condition of involuntary servitude, any other person for any term, or brings within the United...


Whoever, being a citizen or resident of the United States and a member of the crew or ship's company of any foreign vessel engaged in the slave trade, or whoever, being of the crew...


Whoever, being a citizen or resident of the United States, voluntarily serves on board of any vessel employed or made use of in the transportation of slaves from any foreign...


Whoever, being the captain, master, or commander of any vessel found in any river, port, bay, harbor, or on the high seas within the jurisdiction of the United States, or hovering...


Whoever, being the master or owner or person having charge of any vessel, receives on board any other person with the knowledge or intent that such person is to be carried from...


Whoever knowingly provides or obtains the labor or services of a person - (1) by threats of serious harm to, or physical restraint against, that person or another person; ...


Whoever knowingly recruits, harbors, transports, provides, or obtains by any means, any person for labor or services in violation of this chapter shall be fined under this title...


(FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. Probably should be followed by a comma. (a) Whoever knowingly - (1) in or affecting interstate commerce, recruits, entices, ...


(a) Whoever knowingly destroys, conceals, removes, confiscates, or possesses any actual or purported passport or other immigration document, or any other actual or...


(a) Notwithstanding section 3663 or 3663A, and in addition to any other civil or criminal penalties authorized by law, the court shall order restitution for any offense under...


(a) Whoever attempts to violate section 1581, 1583, 1584, 1589, 1590, or 1591 shall be punishable in the same manner as a completed violation of that section. (b) The court,...


Whoever - (1) having taken an oath before a competent tribunal, officer, or person, in any case in which a law of the United States authorizes an oath to be...


Whoever procures another to commit any perjury is guilty of subornation of perjury, and shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. ...


(a) Whoever under oath (or in any declaration, certificate, verification, or statement under penalty of perjury as permitted under section 1746 of title 28, United States Code)...


Whoever, on the high seas, commits the crime of piracy as defined by the law of nations, and is afterwards brought into or found in the United States, shall be imprisoned for life. ...


Whoever, being a citizen of the United States, commits any murder or robbery, or any act of hostility against the United States, or against any citizen thereof, on the high...


Whoever, being a citizen or subject of any foreign state, is found and taken on the sea making war upon the United States, or cruising against the vessels and property thereof, or...


Whoever, being a citizen of the United States, without the limits thereof, fits out and arms, or attempts to fit out and arm or is concerned in furnishing, fitting out, or arming...


Whoever, being a seaman, lays violent hands upon his commander, to hinder and prevent his fighting in defense of his vessel or the goods intrusted to him, is a pirate, and shall...


Whoever, being a captain or other officer or mariner of a vessel upon the high seas or on any other waters within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United...


Whoever attempts to corrupt any commander, master, officer, or mariner to yield up or to run away with any vessel, or any goods, wares, or merchandise, or to turn pirate or to go...


(a) Whoever plunders, steals, or destroys any money, goods, merchandise, or other effects from or belonging to any vessel in distress, or wrecked, lost, stranded, or cast away,...


Whoever, upon the high seas or other waters within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States, by surprise or open force, maliciously attacks or sets upon any...


Whoever, without lawful authority, receives or takes into custody any vessel, goods, or other property, feloniously taken by any robber or pirate against the laws of the...


Whoever, being engaged in any piratical cruise or enterprise, or being of the crew of any piratical vessel, lands from such vessel and commits robbery on shore, is a pirate, and...


All the safeguards provided by law for the protection of public moneys, and all statutes relating to the embezzlement, conversion, improper handling, retention, use, or disposal...


Every foreign mail, while being transported across the territory of the United States under authority of law, is mail of the United States, and any depredation thereon, or offense...


Whoever, being concerned in carrying the mail, collects, receives, or carries any letter or packet, contrary to law, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than...


Whoever, having charge or control of any conveyance operating by land, air, or water, which regularly performs trips at stated periods on any post route, or from one place to...


Whoever carries any letter or packet on board any vessel which carries the mail, otherwise than in such mail, shall, except as otherwise provided by law, be fined under this title...


(a) Whoever establishes any private express for the conveyance of letters or packets, or in any manner causes or provides for the conveyance of the same by regular trips or at...


Whoever, having charge or control of any conveyance operating by land, air, or water, knowingly conveys or knowingly permits the conveyance of any person acting or employed as...


Whoever, having charge or control of any vessel passing between ports or places in the United States, and arriving at any such port or place where there is a post office, fails...


No vessel arriving within a port or collection district of the United States shall be allowed to make entry or break bulk until all letters on board are delivered to the nearest...


Whoever, having taken charge of any mail, voluntarily quits or deserts the same before he has delivered it into the post office at the termination of the route, or to some known...


Whoever knowingly and willfully obstructs or retards the passage of the mail, or any carrier or conveyance carrying the mail, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not...


Whoever takes any letter, postal card, or package out of any post office or any authorized depository for mail matter, or from any letter or mail carrier, or which has been in...


(a) Whoever, being a Postal Service officer or employee, unlawfully secretes, destroys, detains, delays, or opens any letter, postal card, package, bag, or mail entrusted to him or ...


Whoever steals, purloins, embezzles, or obtains by false pretense any key suited to any lock adopted by the Post Office Department or the Postal Service and in use on any of the...


Whoever willfully or maliciously injures, tears down or destroys any letter box or other receptacle intended or used for the receipt or delivery of mail on any mail route, or...


Whoever tears, cuts, or otherwise injures any mail bag, pouch, or other thing used or designed for use in the conveyance of the mail, or draws or breaks any staple or loosens any...


Whoever steals, purloins, or embezzles any property used by the Postal Service, or appropriates any such property to his own or any other than its proper use, or conveys away any...


Whoever steals, takes, or abstracts, or by fraud or deception obtains, or attempts so to obtain, from or out of any mail, post office, or station thereof, letter box, mail...


Whoever, being a Postal Service officer or employee, embezzles any letter, postal card, package, bag, or mail, or any article or thing contained therein entrusted to him or...


Whoever, being a Postal Service officer or employee, takes or steals any newspaper or package of newspapers from any post office or from any person having custody thereof, shall...


Whoever, being a Postal Service officer or employee, loans, uses, pledges, hypothecates, or converts to his own use, or deposits in any bank, or exchanges for other funds or...


Whoever, being a Postal Service officer or employee, makes a false return, statement, or account to any officer of the United States, or makes a false entry in any record, book,...


Whoever, being an officer or employee of the Postal Service, issues a money order without having previously received the money therefor, shall be fined under this title. ...


...


Pistols, revolvers, and other firearms capable of being concealed on the person are nonmailable and shall not be deposited in or carried by the mails or delivered by any officer...


(a) All kinds of poison, and all articles and compositions containing poison, and all poisonous animals, insects, reptiles, and all explosives, inflammable materials,...


(a) Whoever knowingly deposits for mailing or delivery, or knowingly causes to be delivered by mail according to the direction thereon, or at any place to which it is directed to...


Whoever knowingly deposits for mailing or delivery, or knowingly causes to be delivered by mail, according to the direction thereon, or at any place at which it is directed to...


Whoever forges or counterfeits any certification authorized under any rules or regulations prescribed under section 3014(c) of title 39 with intent to make it appear that such is...


A person who knowingly deposits for mailing or delivery, or knowingly causes to be delivered by mail, according to the direction thereon, or at any place at which it is directed...


(a) Every letter, writing, circular, postal card, picture, print, engraving, photograph, newspaper, pamphlet, book, or other publication, matter or thing, in violation of...


...


Whoever makes use of any official envelope, label, or indorsement authorized by law, to avoid the payment of postage or registry fee on his private letter, packet, package, or...


Whoever uses or attempts to use in payment of postage, any canceled postage stamp, whether the same has been used or not, or removes, attempts to remove, or assists in removing,...


Whoever, being a Postal Service officer or employee, knowingly and willfully: uses or disposes of postage stamps, stamped envelopes, or postal cards entrusted to his care or...


Whoever knowingly submits to the Postal Service or to any officer or employee of the Postal Service, any false evidence relative to any publication for the purpose of securing...


Matter of the second, third, or fourth class containing any writing or printing in addition to the original matter, other than as authorized by law, shall not be admitted to...


Except as otherwise provided by treaty or convention the Postal Service may require the transportation by any steamship of mail between the United States and any foreign port at...


Whoever knowingly and willfully deposits any mailable matter such as statements of accounts, circulars, sale bills, or other like matter, on which no postage has been paid, in...


Whoever, being a postmaster or other person authorized to receive the postage of mail matter, fraudulently demands or receives any rate of postage or gratuity or reward other than...


...


Whoever places any matter in the mails during the regular weighing period, for the purpose of increasing the weight of the mail, with intent to cause an increase in the...


Whoever, without authority from the Postal Service, sets up or professes to keep any office or place of business bearing the sign, name, or title of post office, shall be fined...


Whoever, not being connected with the letter-carrier branch of the Postal Service, wears the uniform or badge which may be prescribed by the Postal Service to be worn by...


It shall be unlawful to paint, print, or in any manner to place upon or attach to any steamboat or other vessel, or any car, stagecoach, vehicle, or other conveyance, not...


Whoever, being a postmaster, affixes his signature to the approval of any bond of a bidder, or to the certificate of sufficiency of sureties in any contract, before the said bond or ...


Whoever, except as permitted by law, knowingly mails any periodical publication without the prepayment of postage, or, being an officer or employee of the Postal Service,...


Whoever, being an editor or publisher, prints in a publication entered as second class mail, editorial or other reading matter for which he has been paid or promised a...


(a) Whoever - (1) willfully uses the mails for the mailing, carriage in the mails, or delivery of any sexually oriented advertisement in violation of section 3010 of...


(a) No information or evidence obtained by reason of compliance by a natural person with any provision of section 3010 of title 39, or regulations issued thereunder, shall, except...


(a) Whoever shall print, reproduce, or manufacture any sexually related mail matter, intending or knowing that such matter will be deposited for mailing or delivery by mail...


...


(a) Whoever kills (1) any individual who is the President of the United States, the President-elect, the Vice President, or, if there is no Vice President, the officer next in...


(a) It shall be unlawful for any person or group of persons - (1) willfully and knowingly to enter or remain in (i) any building or grounds designated by the Secretary of ...


(a) Whoever knowingly transports in interstate commerce or from any foreign country into the United States any goods, wares, or merchandise manufactured, produced, or mined, wholly...


(a) All packages containing any goods, wares, or merchandise manufactured, produced, or mined wholly or in part by convicts or prisoners, except convicts or prisoners on parole...


(a) Offense. - Whoever - (1) in violation of a statute or a rule or order issued under a statute, provides to an inmate of a prison a prohibited object, or attempts to...


Whoever instigates, connives, willfully attempts to cause, assists, or conspires to cause any mutiny or riot, at any Federal penal, detention, or correctional facility, shall...


Whoever, without lawful authority or permission, goes upon a reservation, land, or a facility of the Bureau of Prisons shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than...


Whoever transports by mail or otherwise to or within the District of Columbia, the Canal Zone or any Possession of the United States or uses the mails or any instrumentality...


(a) In General. - Whoever, intending or knowing that the offense will benefit any foreign government, foreign instrumentality, or foreign agent, knowingly - (1) steals,...


(a) Whoever, with intent to convert a trade secret, that is related to or included in a product that is produced for or placed in interstate or foreign commerce, to the...


This chapter does not prohibit - (1) any otherwise lawful activity conducted by a governmental entity of the United States, a State, or a political subdivision of a...


(a) The court, in imposing sentence on a person for a violation of this chapter, shall order, in addition to any other sentence imposed, that the person forfeit to the United...


In any prosecution or other proceeding under this chapter, the court shall enter such orders and take such other action as may be necessary and appropriate to preserve...


(a) The Attorney General may, in a civil action, obtain appropriate injunctive relief against any violation of this section. (FOOTNOTE 1) (FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. ...


This chapter also applies to conduct occurring outside the United States if - (1) the offender is a natural person who is a citizen or permanent resident alien of the...


This chapter shall not be construed to preempt or displace any other remedies, whether civil or criminal, provided by United States Federal, State, commonwealth, possession,...


As used in this chapter - (1) the term ''foreign instrumentality'' means any agency, bureau, ministry, component, institution, association, or any legal, commercial,...


Whoever mines or removes coal of any character, whether anthracite, bituminous, or lignite, from beds or deposits in lands of, or reserved to the United States, with intent...


Whoever cuts, or wantonly destroys any timber growing on the public lands of the United States; or Whoever removes any timber from said public lands, with intent to export or...


Whoever unlawfully cuts, or wantonly injures or destroys any tree growing, standing, or being upon any land of the United States which, in pursuance of law, has been reserved...


Whoever cuts, chips, chops, or boxes any tree upon any lands belonging to the United States, or upon any lands covered by or embraced in any unperfected settlement,...


Whoever, willfully and without authority, sets on fire any timber, underbrush, or grass or other inflammable material upon the public domain or upon any lands owned or leased by...


Whoever, having kindled or caused to be kindled, a fire in or near any forest, timber, or other inflammable material upon any lands owned, controlled or leased by, or under...


Whoever knowingly and unlawfully breaks, opens, or destroys any gate, fence, hedge, or wall inclosing any lands of the United States reserved or purchased for any public use; or ...


Whoever willfully destroys, defaces, changes, or removes to another place any section corner, quarter-section corner, or meander post, on any Government line of survey, or...


Whoever, by threats or force, interrupts, hinders, or prevents the surveying of the public lands, or of any private land claim which has been or may be confirmed by the United...


Whoever bargains, contracts, or agrees, or attempts to bargain, contract, or agree with another that such other shall not bid upon or purchase any parcel of lands of the United...


Whoever, for a reward paid or promised to him in that behalf, undertakes to locate for an intending purchaser, settler, or entryman any public lands of the United States subject to ...


...


Whoever, without lawful authority or permission, goes upon any national-forest land while it is closed to the public pursuant to lawful regulation of the Secretary of...


(a) Whoever - (1) with the intent to violate the Controlled Substances Act, (2) with the intent to obstruct or harass the harvesting of timber, or (3)...


Whoever, being an officer of the United States concerned in the collection or the disbursement of the revenues thereof, carries on any trade or business in the funds or debts of...


Whoever, being an officer, employee or person acting for or on behalf of the United States or any department or agency thereof, and having by virtue of his office, employment...


Whoever, while acting in any official capacity in the administration of any Act of Congress relating to crop insurance or to the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation speculates in any ...


...


Whoever, being an officer or employee of the United States or of any department or agency thereof, any person acting on behalf of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise...


Whoever, being an examiner, public or private, or a General Accounting Office employee with access to bank examination report information under section 714 of title 31, discloses...


Whoever, being a farm credit examiner or any examiner, public or private, discloses the names of borrowers of any Federal land bank association or Federal land bank, or...


...


Whoever, being a national-bank examiner, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation examiner, or farm credit examiner, performs any other service, for compensation, for any bank or...


Whoever, being a judge of any court of the United States, appoints as receiver, or trustee, any person related to such judge by consanguinity, or affinity, within the fourth degree...


Whoever, being a receiver, trustee, or manager in possession of any property in any cause pending in any court of the United States, willfully fails to manage and operate...


Whoever, being an officer, employee, or agent of the United States or any agency thereof, engaged in inspection of vessels, upon any pretense, receives any fee or reward for...


No part of the money appropriated by any enactment of Congress shall, in the absence of express authorization by Congress, be used directly or indirectly to pay for any...


...


Whoever, being an officer of the United States, without lawful authority compromises or abates or attempts to compromise or abate any claim of the United States arising under...


Whoever - (1) violates the provision of section 3103 of title 5 that an individual may be employed in the civil service in an Executive department at the seat...


Whoever, being a member or employee of the United States Office of Personnel Management or an individual in the public service, willfully and corruptly - (1)...


Whoever violates the provision of section 7311 of title 5 that an individual may not accept or hold a position in the Government of the United States or the government of the...


Whoever makes a false statement or representation of a material fact knowing it to be false, or knowingly fails to disclose a material fact, to obtain or increase for himself or...


Whoever knowingly and willfully falsifies, conceals, or covers up a material fact, or makes a false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation, or makes or uses a...


Whoever, being entitled to compensation under sections 8107-8113 and 8133 of title 5 and whose compensation by the terms of those sections stops or is reduced on his marriage or...


Whoever, being an officer or employee of the United States charged with the responsibility for making the reports of the immediate superior specified by section 8120 of title...


Whoever obtains or receives any money, check, or allotment under - (1) subchapter VII of chapter 55 of title 5; or (2) chapter 10 of title 37; without being...


(a) Whoever, being an officer, employee, contractor, or consultant of the United States, and, by virtue of his office, employment, position, or contract, becomes possessed...


(a) Whoever in any way or degree obstructs, delays, or affects commerce or the movement of any article or commodity in commerce, by robbery or extortion or attempts or conspires so...


(a) Whoever travels in interstate or foreign commerce or uses the mail or any facility in interstate or foreign commerce, with intent to - (1) distribute the proceeds of...


...


...


(a) Whoever, except a common carrier in the usual course of its business, knowingly carries or sends in interstate or foreign commerce any record, paraphernalia, ticket,...


Whoever being - (1) an administrator, officer, trustee, custodian, counsel, agent, or employee of any employee welfare benefit plan or employee pension benefit plan; or ...


(a) Whoever conducts, finances, manages, supervises, directs, or owns all or part of an illegal gambling business shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than...


(a)(1) Whoever, knowing that the property involved in a financial transaction represents the proceeds of some form of unlawful activity, conducts or attempts to conduct such...


(a) Whoever, in any of the circumstances set forth in subsection (d), knowingly engages or attempts to engage in a monetary transaction in criminally derived property of a...


(a) Whoever travels in or causes another (including the intended victim) to travel in interstate or foreign commerce, or uses or causes another (including the intended victim) to...


(a) Whoever, as consideration for the receipt of, or as consideration for a promise or agreement to pay, anything of pecuniary value from an enterprise engaged in racketeering ...


(a) Whoever knowingly conducts, controls, manages, supervises, directs, or owns all or part of an unlicensed money transmitting business, shall be fined in accordance with this...


As used in this chapter - (1) ''racketeering activity'' means (A) any act or threat involving murder, kidnapping, gambling, arson, robbery, bribery, extortion, dealing...


(a) It shall be unlawful for any person who has received any income derived, directly or indirectly, from a pattern of racketeering activity or through collection of an unlawful...


(a) Whoever violates any provision of section 1962 of this chapter shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 20 years (or for life if the violation is based on...


(a) The district courts of the United States shall have jurisdiction to prevent and restrain violations of section 1962 of this chapter by issuing appropriate orders, including,...


(a) Any civil action or proceeding under this chapter against any person may be instituted in the district court of the United States for any district in which such person resides,...


In any civil action instituted under this chapter by the United States in any district court of the United States, the Attorney General may file with the clerk of such court...


In any proceeding ancillary to or in any civil action instituted by the United States under this chapter the proceedings may be open or closed to the public at the discretion of...


(a) Whenever the Attorney General has reason to believe that any person or enterprise may be in possession, custody, or control of any documentary materials relevant to a...


Whoever, in any Territory or District, or within or upon any place within the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States, willfully and maliciously trespasses upon or enters...


(a) Whoever willfully derails, disables, or wrecks any train, engine, motor unit, or car used, operated, or employed in interstate or foreign commerce by any railroad; or ...


(a) General Prohibitions. - Whoever willfully - (1) wrecks, derails, sets fire to, or disables a mass transportation vehicle or ferry; (2) places or causes to be...


(a) Whoever willfully and unlawfully conceals, removes, mutilates, obliterates, or destroys, or attempts to do so, or, with intent to do so takes and carries away any...


Whoever, being an officer or employee of the United States or any of its agencies, whose duties require the compilation or report of statistics or information relating to the...


Whoever, being an officer, clerk, agent, or other employee of the United States or any of its agencies, charged with the duty of keeping accounts or records of any kind, with...


Whoever knowingly issues or publishes any counterfeit weather forecast or warning of weather conditions falsely representing such forecast or warning to have been issued or...


Every officer who neglects or refuses to make any return or report which he is required to make at stated times by any Act of Congress or regulation of the Department of the...


Whoever, being a clerk of a district court of the United States, willfully refuses or neglects to make or forward any report, certificate, statement, or document as required by...


(a) Whoever travels in interstate or foreign commerce or uses any facility of interstate or foreign commerce, including, but not limited to, the mail, telegraph, telephone, radio,...


(a) As used in this chapter, the term ''riot'' means a public disturbance involving (1) an act or acts of violence by one or more persons part of an assemblage of three or...


Whoever, within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, by force and violence, or by intimidation, takes or attempts to take from the person...


Whoever robs or attempts to rob another of any kind or description of personal property belonging to the United States, shall be imprisoned not more than fifteen years. ...


(a) Whoever, by force and violence, or by intimidation, takes, or attempts to take, from the person or presence of another, or obtains or attempts to obtain by extortion any...


(a) Assault. - A person who assaults any person having lawful charge, control, or custody of any mail matter or of any money or other property of the United States, with intent...


Whoever forcibly breaks into or attempts to break into any post office, or any building used in whole or in part as a post office, with intent to commit in such post office,...


Whoever, by violence, enters a post-office car, or any part of any car, steamboat, or vessel, assigned to the use of the mail service, or willfully or maliciously assaults...


Whoever breaks the seal or lock of any railroad car, vessel, aircraft, motortruck, wagon or other vehicle or of any pipeline system, containing interstate or foreign shipments...


(a) Whoever takes or attempts to take from the person or presence of another by force or violence or by intimidation any material or compound containing any quantity of a...


Whoever, with the intent to cause death or serious bodily harm (FOOTNOTE 1) takes a motor vehicle that has been transported, shipped, or received in interstate or foreign...


As used in this chapter: The words ''war material'' include arms, armament, ammunition, livestock, forage, forest products and standing timber, stores of clothing, air,...


Whoever willfully trespasses upon, injures, or destroys any of the works or property or material of any submarine mine or torpedo or fortification or harbor-defense system owned...


(a) Whoever, when the United States is at war, or in times of national emergency as declared by the President or by the Congress, with intent to injure, interfere with, or...


(a) Whoever, when the United States is at war, or in times of national emergency as declared by the President or by the Congress, with intent to injure, interfere with, or...


(a) Whoever, with intent to injure, interfere with, or obstruct the national defense of the United States, willfully injures, destroys, contaminates or infects, or attempts to...


(a) Whoever, with intent to injure, interfere with, or obstruct the national defense of the United States, willfully makes, constructs, or attempts to make or construct in a...


...


Whoever, being the master or officer of a vessel of the United States, on the high seas, or on any other waters within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United...


Whoever, being of the crew of a vessel of the United States, on the high seas, or on any other waters within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States, endeavors...


Whoever, being of the crew of a vessel of the United States, on the high seas, or on any other waters within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States,...


Whoever, with intent that any person shall perform service or labor of any kind on board of any vessel engaged in trade and commerce among the several States or with foreign...


Whoever, being master or commander of a vessel of the United States, while abroad, maliciously and without justifiable cause forces any officer or mariner of such vessel on shore,...


Whoever, being a master, officer, radio operator, seaman, apprentice or other person employed on any merchant vessel, by willful breach of duty, or by reason of drunkenness, does...


Whoever, not being lawfully entitled thereto, uses, exhibits, or attempts to use or exhibit, or, with intent unlawfully to use the same, receives or possesses any...


...


Whoever, without the consent of the owner, charterer, master, or person in command of any vessel, or aircraft, with intent to obtain transportation, boards, enters or secretes...


(a) Whoever forcibly assaults, resists, opposes, prevents, impedes, intimidates, or interferes with any person authorized to serve or execute search warrants or to make searches...


(a) Destruction or Removal of Property To Prevent Seizure. - Whoever, before, during, or after any search for or seizure of property by any person authorized to make such search...


Whoever forcibly rescues, dispossesses, or attempts to rescue or dispossess any property, articles, or objects after the same shall have been taken, detained, or seized by any...


Whoever, in executing a search warrant, willfully exceeds his authority or exercises it with unnecessary severity, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than...


Whoever maliciously and without probable cause procures a search warrant to be issued and executed, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year. ...


Whoever, being an officer, agent, or employee of the United States or any department or agency thereof, engaged in the enforcement of any law of the United States, searches...


(a) By Force or Threat. - Whoever, in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States or in a Federal prison, knowingly causes another person to engage in...


Whoever, in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States or in a Federal prison, knowingly - (1) causes another person to engage in a sexual act by ...


(a) Of a Minor. - Whoever, in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States or in a Federal prison, knowingly engages in a sexual act with another person...


(a) Sexual Conduct in Circumstances Where Sexual Acts Are Punished by This Chapter. - Whoever, in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States or in...


A person who, in the course of an offense under this chapter, engages in conduct that results in the death of a person, shall be punished by death or imprisoned for any term of...


As used in this chapter - (1) the term ''prison'' means a correctional, detention, or penal facility; (2) the term ''sexual act'' means - (A) contact...


(a) Maximum Term of Imprisonment. - The maximum term of imprisonment for a violation of this chapter after a prior sex offense conviction shall be twice the term otherwise...


(a) In General. - Notwithstanding section 3663 or 3663A, and in addition to any other civil or criminal penalty authorized by law, the court shall order restitution for any...


(a) Any person who employs, uses, persuades, induces, entices, or coerces any minor to engage in, or who has a minor assist any other person to engage in, or who transports any...


(a) Any parent, legal guardian, or other person having custody or control of a minor who sells or otherwise transfers custody or control of such minor, or offers to sell or...


(a) Any person who - (1) knowingly transports or ships in interstate or foreign commerce by any means including by computer or mails, any visual depiction, if - ...


(a) Any person who - (1) knowingly mails, or transports or ships in interstate or foreign commerce by any means, including by computer, any child pornography; ...


(a) Property Subject to Criminal Forfeiture. - A person who is convicted of an offense under this chapter involving a visual depiction described in section 2251, 2251A, 2252,...


(a) Property Subject to Civil Forfeiture. - The following property shall be subject to forfeiture by the United States: (1) Any visual depiction described in section 2251,...


(a) Any minor who is a victim of a violation of section 2241(c), 2242, 2243, 2251, 2251A, 2252, 2252A, 2260, 2421, 2422, or 2423 of this title and who suffers personal injury as...


For the purposes of this chapter, the term - (1) ''minor'' means any person under the age of eighteen years; (2) ''sexually explicit conduct'' means actual or simulated - ...


(a) Whoever produces any book, magazine, periodical, film, videotape, or other matter which - (1) contains one or more visual depictions made after November 1, 1990...


A person who, while engaged in a professional capacity or activity described in subsection (b) of section 226 of the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 on Federal land or in...


(a) In General. - Notwithstanding section 3663 or 3663A, and in addition to any other civil or criminal penalty authorized by law, the court shall order restitution for any...


(a) Use of Minor. - A person who, outside the United States, employs, uses, persuades, induces, entices, or coerces any minor to engage in, or who has a minor assist any other...


(a) Offenses. - (1) Travel or conduct of offender. - A person who travels in interstate or foreign commerce or enters or leaves Indian country with the intent to...


Whoever - (1) travels in interstate or foreign commerce or within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, or enters or leaves...


(a) Offenses. - (1) Travel or conduct of offender. - A person who travels in interstate or foreign commerce, or enters or leaves Indian country, with the intent to...


In any proceeding pursuant to section 3142 for the purpose of determining whether a defendant charged under this chapter shall be released pending trial, or for the purpose...


(a) In General. - Notwithstanding section 3663 or 3663A, and in addition to any other civil or criminal penalty authorized by law, the court shall order restitution for any...


(a) Full Faith and Credit. - Any protection order issued that is consistent with subsection (b) of this section by the court of one State or Indian tribe (the issuing State or...


In this chapter: (1) Bodily injury. - The term ''bodily injury'' means any act, except one done in self-defense, that results in physical injury or sexual abuse. ...


Whoever, on the high seas, or within the United States, willfully and corruptly conspires, combines, and confederates with any other person, such other person being either within...


Whoever, upon the high seas or on any other waters within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States, willfully and corruptly casts away or otherwise destroys...


Whoever, not being an owner, upon the high seas or on any other waters within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States, willfully and corruptly casts away...


Whoever, being the owner, master or person in charge or command of any private vessel, foreign or domestic, or a member of the crew or other person, within the territorial waters...


Whoever sets fire to any vessel of foreign registry, or any vessel of American registry entitled to engage in commerce with foreign nations, or to any vessel of the United States,...


Whoever, upon the high seas or on any other waters within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States, and out of the jurisdiction of any particular State, breaks...


(a) Whoever brings, carries, or possesses any dangerous weapon, instrument, or device, or any dynamite, nitroglycerin, or other explosive article or compound on board of any...


Whoever, being the master of a steamship or other vessel referred to in section 151 of Title 46, except as otherwise expressly provided by law, takes, carries, or has on board of...


Whoever, not being in the United States service, and not being duly authorized by law for the purpose, goes on board any vessel about to arrive at the place of her destination,...


(a) Offenses. - (1) In general. - A person who unlawfully and intentionally - (A) seizes or exercises control over a ship by force or threat thereof or any...


(a) Offenses. - (1) In general. - A person who unlawfully and intentionally - (A) seizes or exercises control over a fixed platform by force or threat thereof or...


As used in this chapter: ''Aircraft'' means any contrivance now known or hereafter invented, used, or designed for navigation of or for flight in the air; ''Cattle''...


Whoever transports in interstate or foreign commerce a motor vehicle or aircraft, knowing the same to have been stolen, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than...


(a) Whoever receives, possesses, conceals, stores, barters, sells, or disposes of any motor vehicle or aircraft, which has crossed a State or United States boundary after...


Whoever transports, transmits, or transfers in interstate or foreign commerce any goods, wares, merchandise, securities or money, of the value of $5,000 or more, knowing the same...


Whoever receives, possesses, conceals, stores, barters, sells, or disposes of any goods, wares, or merchandise, securities, or money of the value of $5,000 or more, or pledges...


Whoever transports in interstate or foreign commerce any livestock, knowing the same to have been stolen, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years,...


Whoever receives, conceals, stores, barters, buys, sells, or disposes of any livestock, moving in or constituting a part of interstate or foreign commerce, knowing the same to...


(a) Whoever, in any of the circumstances described in subsection (c) of this section, knowingly traffics in a counterfeit label affixed or designed to be affixed to a phonorecord,...


(a) Whoever violates section 506(a) (relating to criminal offenses) of title 17 shall be punished as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section and such penalties shall be...


(a) Offense. - Whoever, without the consent of the performer or performers involved, knowingly and for purposes of commercial advantage or private financial gain - (1)...


(a) Whoever intentionally traffics or attempts to traffic in goods or services and knowingly uses a counterfeit mark on or in connection with such goods or services shall, if...


(a) Whoever buys, receives, possesses, or obtains control of, with intent to sell or otherwise dispose of, a motor vehicle or motor vehicle part, knowing that an identification...


(a) In General. - (1) Unlawful action. - Any person who knowingly owns, operates, maintains, or controls a chop shop or conducts operations in a chop shop shall...


In this chapter, ''telemarketing'' - (1) means a plan, program, promotion, or campaign that is conducted to induce - (A) purchases of goods or services; ...


A person who is convicted of an offense under section 1028, 1029, 1341, 1342, 1343, or 1344, or a conspiracy to commit such an offense, in connection with the conduct of...


(a) In General. - Notwithstanding section 3663 or 3663A, and in addition to any other civil or criminal penalty authorized by law, the court shall order restitution to all victims...


As used in this chapter - (1) the term ''international terrorism'' means activities that - (A) involve violent acts or acts dangerous to human life that are...


(a) Homicide. - Whoever kills a national of the United States, while such national is outside the United States, shall - (1) if the killing is murder (as defined in...


(a) Offense Against a National of the United States or Within the United States. - A person who, without lawful authority, uses, threatens, or attempts or conspires to use, a...


(a) Prohibited Acts. - (1) Offenses. - Whoever, involving conduct transcending national boundaries and in a circumstance described in subsection (b) - (A)...


...


(a) Offense. - Except as provided in regulations issued by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, whoever, being a United States person,...


The Attorney General may request the Secretary of Defense to provide assistance under section 382 of title 10 in support of Department of Justice activities relating to...


(a) Action and Jurisdiction. - Any national of the United States injured in his or her person, property, or business by reason of an act of international terrorism, or his or...


(a) General Venue. - Any civil action under section 2333 of this title against any person may be instituted in the district court of the United States for any district where...


(a) In General. - Subject to subsection (b), a suit for recovery of damages under section 2333 of this title shall not be maintained unless commenced within 4 years after the date...


(a) Acts of War. - No action shall be maintained under section 2333 of this title for injury or loss by reason of an act of war. (b) Limitation on Discovery. - If a party to...


No action shall be maintained under section 2333 of this title against - (1) the United States, an agency of the United States, or an officer or employee of the...


The district courts of the United States shall have exclusive jurisdiction over an action brought under this chapter. ...


(a) Whoever harbors or conceals any person who he knows, or has reasonable grounds to believe, has committed, or is about to commit, an offense under section 32 (relating...


(a) Offense. - Whoever provides material support or resources or conceals or disguises the nature, location, source, or ownership of material support or resources, knowing...


(a) Prohibited Activities. - (1) Unlawful conduct. - Whoever, within the United States or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, knowingly provides...


As used in this chapter - (1) ''torture'' means an act committed by a person acting under the color of law specifically intended to inflict severe physical or mental...


(a) Offense. - Whoever outside the United States commits or attempts to commit torture shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both, and if...


Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as precluding the application of State or local laws on the same subject, nor shall anything in this chapter be construed as creating...


As used in this chapter - (1) the term ''cigarette'' means - (A) any roll of tobacco wrapped in paper or in any substance not containing tobacco; and ...


(a) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to ship, transport, receive, possess, sell, distribute, or purchase contraband cigarettes. (b) It shall be unlawful for...


(a) Any person who ships, sells, or distributes any quantity of cigarettes in excess of 60,000 in a single transaction shall maintain such information about the shipment,...


(a) Whoever knowingly violates section 2342(a) of this title shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. (b) Whoever knowingly violates...


(a) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to affect the concurrent jurisdiction of a State to enact and enforce cigarette tax laws, to provide for the confiscation of...


The Secretary, subject to the provisions of section 2343(a) of this title, shall enforce the provisions of this chapter and may prescribe such rules and regulations as he...


Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty...


Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States and having knowledge of the commission of any treason against them, conceals and does not, as soon as may be, disclose and make...


Whoever incites, sets on foot, assists, or engages in any rebellion or insurrection against the authority of the United States or the laws thereof, or gives aid or comfort...


If two or more persons in any State or Territory, or in any place subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, conspire to overthrow, put down, or to destroy by force...


Whoever knowingly or willfully advocates, abets, advises, or teaches the duty, necessity, desirability, or propriety of overthrowing or destroying the government of the United...


(A) For the purposes of this section: ''Attorney General'' means the Attorney General of the United States; ''Organization'' means any group, club, league, society, ...


(a) Whoever, with intent to interfere with, impair, or influence the loyalty, morale, or discipline of the military or naval forces of the United States: (1)...


(a) Whoever, when the United States is at war, willfully makes or conveys false reports or false statements with intent to interfere with the operation or success of the military...


Whoever recruits soldiers or sailors within the United States, or in any place subject to the jurisdiction thereof, to engage in armed hostility against the same; or ...


Whoever enlists or is engaged within the United States or in any place subject to the jurisdiction thereof, with intent to serve in armed hostility against the United States, shall...


...


Whoever knowingly transports any individual in interstate or foreign commerce, or in any Territory or Possession of the United States, with intent that such individual engage...


(a) Whoever knowingly persuades, induces, entices, or coerces any individual to travel in interstate or foreign commerce, or in any Territory or Possession of the United States,...


(a) Transportation With Intent To Engage in Criminal Sexual Activity. - A person who knowingly transports an individual who has not attained the age of 18 years in interstate...


(a) Whoever keeps, maintains, controls, supports, or harbors in any house or place for the purpose of prostitution, or for any other immoral purpose, any individual, knowing or...


Whoever, using the mail or any facility or means of interstate or foreign commerce, or within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States,...


(a) Maximum Term of Imprisonment. - The maximum term of imprisonment for a violation of this chapter after a prior sex offense conviction shall be twice the term of imprisonment ...


In this chapter, the term ''sexual activity for which any person can be charged with a criminal offense'' includes the production of child pornography, as defined in...


(a) Offense. - Whoever, whether inside or outside the United States, commits a war crime, in any of the circumstances described in subsection (b), shall be fined under this title...


As used in this chapter - (1) ''wire communication'' means any aural transfer made in whole or in part through the use of facilities for the transmission of...


(1) Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter any person who - (a) intentionally intercepts, endeavors to intercept, or procures any other person...


(1) Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, any person who intentionally - (a) sends through the mail, or sends or carries in interstate or...


Any electronic, mechanical, or other device used, sent, carried, manufactured, assembled, possessed, sold, or advertised in violation of section 2511 or section 2512 of this...


...


Whenever any wire or oral communication has been intercepted, no part of the contents of such communication and no evidence derived therefrom may be received in evidence in any...


(1) The Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, Associate Attorney General, (FOOTNOTE 1) or any Assistant Attorney General, any acting Assistant Attorney General, or any...


(1) Any investigative or law enforcement officer who, by any means authorized by this chapter, has obtained knowledge of the contents of any wire, oral, or electronic...


(1) Each application for an order authorizing or approving the interception of a wire, oral, or electronic communication under this chapter shall be made in writing upon oath...


(1) Within thirty days after the expiration of an order (or each extension thereof) entered under section 2518, or the denial of an order approving an interception, the issuing...


(a) In General. - Except as provided in section 2511(2)(a)(ii), any person whose wire, oral, or electronic communication is intercepted, disclosed, or intentionally used in...


Whenever it shall appear that any person is engaged or is about to engage in any act which constitutes or will constitute a felony violation of this chapter, the Attorney General...


(a) Enforcement by Court Issuing Surveillance Order. - If a court authorizing an interception under this chapter, a State statute, or the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of...


(a) Offense. - Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section whoever - (1) intentionally accesses without authorization a facility through which an...


(a) Prohibitions. - Except as provided in subsection (b) - (1) a person or entity providing an electronic communication service to the public shall not knowingly divulge to...


(a) Contents of Wire or Electronic Communications in Electronic Storage. - A governmental entity may require the disclosure by a provider of electronic communication service of...


(a) Backup Preservation. - (1) A governmental entity acting under section 2703(b)(2) may include in its subpoena or court order a requirement that the service provider to whom...


(a) Delay of Notification. - (1) A governmental entity acting under section 2703(b) of this title may - (A) where a court order is sought, include in the application a ...


(a) Payment. - Except as otherwise provided in subsection (c), a governmental entity obtaining the contents of communications, records, or other information under section 2702,...


(a) Cause of Action. - Except as provided in section 2703(e), any provider of electronic communication service, subscriber, or other person aggrieved by any violation of this...


The remedies and sanctions described in this chapter are the only judicial remedies and sanctions for nonconstitutional violations of this chapter. ...


(a) Duty to Provide. - A wire or electronic communication service provider shall comply with a request for subscriber information and toll billing records information, or...


(a) Definitions. - For purposes of this section - (1) the term ''consumer'' means any renter, purchaser, or subscriber of goods or services from a video tape service ...


As used in this chapter - (1) the terms defined in section 2510 of this title have, respectively, the definitions given such terms in that section; (2) the term...


(a) In General. - Any person who is aggrieved by any willful violation of this chapter or of chapter 119 of this title or of sections 106(a), 305(a), or 405(a) of the...


(a) In General. - A State department of motor vehicles, and any officer, employee, or contractor thereof, shall not knowingly disclose or otherwise make available to any person...


(a) Procurement for Unlawful Purpose. - It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to obtain or disclose personal information, from a motor vehicle record, for any use...


(a) Criminal Fine. - A person who knowingly violates this chapter shall be fined under this title. (b) Violations by State Department of Motor Vehicles. - Any State ...


(a) Cause of Action. - A person who knowingly obtains, discloses or uses personal information, from a motor vehicle record, for a purpose not permitted under this chapter shall...


In this chapter - (1) ''motor vehicle record'' means any record that pertains to a motor vehicle operator's permit, motor vehicle title, motor vehicle registration,...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Scope, rule 1. Purpose and construction, rule 2. Proceedings to which rules apply, rules 54 and 59. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Business hours, rule 56. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Preference to criminal cases, rule 50. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Photographing or radio broadcasting prohibited, rule 53. ...


Whoever is indicted for treason or other capital crime shall be allowed to make his full defense by counsel; and the court before which the defendant is to be tried, or a...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Appointment by court, rule 44. Accused to be informed of right to counsel, rules 5 and 44. ...


(a) Choice of Plan. - Each United States district court, with the approval of the judicial council of the circuit, shall place in operation throughout the district a plan...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Motions substituted for pleas in abatement and special pleas in bar, rule 12. Form and contents, rule 47. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Requirement and manner of service; notice of orders; filing papers, rule 49. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Keeping of records by district court clerks and magistrate judges, rule 55. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Objections substituted for exceptions, rule 51. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Computation: enlargement; expiration of term; motions and affidavits; service by mail, rule 45. ...


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(a) The court shall assess on any person convicted of an offense against the United States - (1) in the case of an infraction or a misdemeanor - (A) if the defendant...


For any offense against the United States, the offender may, by any justice or judge of the United States, or by any United States magistrate judge, or by any chancellor, judge of...


Section 3041 of this title shall apply in any country where the United States exercises extraterritorial jurisdiction for the arrest and removal therefrom to the United States of...


...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Contents of complaint; oath, Rule 3. ...


Warrants of arrest for violations of internal revenue laws may be issued by United States magistrate judges upon the complaint of a United States attorney, assistant United...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Issuance upon complaint, Rule 4. Issuance upon indictment, Rule 9. Summons on request of government; form;...


When two or more charges are made, or two or more indictments are found against any person, only one writ or warrant shall be necessary to commit him for trial. It shall...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Arrest in nearby or distant districts; informative statement by judge or magistrate judge; hearing and removal; warrant;...


Only one writ or warrant is necessary to remove a prisoner from one district to another. One copy thereof may be delivered to the sheriff or jailer from whose custody the prisoner...


An officer or employee of the Bureau of Prisons may - (1) make arrests on or off of Bureau of Prisons property without warrant for violations of the following provisions ...


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The Director, Associate Director, Assistant to the Director, Assistant Directors, inspectors, and agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the Department of Justice may...


United States marshals and their deputies may carry firearms and may make arrests without warrant for any offense against the United States committed in their presence, or for...


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The chief special officer for the suppression of the liquor traffic among Indians and duly authorized officers working under his supervision whose appointments are made or affirmed...


(a) Under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, the United States Secret Service is authorized to protect the following persons: (1) The President, the...


(a) Any judge, receiver, or trustee having reasonable grounds for believing that any violation under chapter 9 of this title or other laws of the United States relating to...


Whoever, belonging to the armed land or naval forces of a belligerent nation or belligerent faction and being interned in the United States, in accordance with the law of...


(a)(1) There is authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $25,000 as a reward or rewards for the capture of anyone who...


(a)(1) In special circumstances and in the Attorney General's sole discretion, the Attorney General may make payments to persons who furnish information unknown to the...


(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Attorney General may pay rewards and receive from any department or agency funds for the payment of rewards under this section...


(a) Except as otherwise provided by this section, a preliminary examination shall be held within the time set by the judge or magistrate judge pursuant to subsection (b) of...


(a) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, Postal Inspectors and other agents of the United States Postal Service designated by the Board of Governors to investigate...


A law enforcement officer, who is authorized to arrest for an offense committed in his presence, may arrest a person who is released pursuant to chapter 207 if the officer...


(a) Upon designation by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, any law enforcement officer of the Environmental Protection Agency with responsibility for...


(a) With respect to acts of terrorism primarily within the territorial jurisdiction of the United States, the Attorney General may reward any individual who furnishes information - ...


The Attorney General shall determine whether an individual furnishing information described in section 3071 is entitled to a reward and the amount to be paid. A reward under...


Any reward granted under this chapter shall be certified for payment by the Attorney General. If it is determined that the identity of the recipient of a reward or of the members...


No officer or employee of any governmental entity who, while in the performance of his or her official duties, furnishes the information described in section 3071 shall be...


There are authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, $5,000,000 for the purpose of this chapter. ...


Any individual (and the immediate family of such individual) who furnishes information which would justify a reward by the Attorney General under this chapter or by the Secretary...


As used in this chapter, the term - (1) ''act of terrorism'' means an act of domestic or international terrorism as defined in section 2331; (2) ''United States...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Rules generally applicable throughout United States, Rule 54. Acts of Congress superseded, Rule 41(g). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Federal, State or Territorial Judges, or U.S. magistrate judges authorized to issue search warrants, Rule 41(a). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Grounds prescribed for issuance of search warrant, Rule 41(b). ...


(a) In General. - In addition to the grounds for issuing a warrant in section 3103 of this title, a warrant may be issued to search for and seize any property that...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Issuance of search warrant on affidavit; contents to identify persons or place; command to search forthwith, Rule 41(c). ...


A search warrant may in all cases be served by any of the officers mentioned in its direction or by an officer authorized by law to serve such warrant, but by no other person,...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Officer to whom search warrant shall be directed, Rule 41(c). ...


The Director, Associate Director, Assistant to the Director, Assistant Directors, agents, and inspectors of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the Department of Justice...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Method and time for execution, service and return of search warrant, Rule 41(c), (d). ...


The officer may break open any outer or inner door or window of a house, or any part of a house, or anything therein, to execute a search warrant, if, after notice of his...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Term ''property'' as used in Rule 41 includes documents, books, papers and any other tangible objects, Rule 41(g). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Specified property seizable on search warrant, Rule 41(b). ...


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If any superintendent of Indian affairs, or commanding officer of a military post, or special agent of the Office of Indian Affairs for the suppression of liquor traffic among...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Return of property and suppression of evidence upon motion, Rule 41(e). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Inventory of property seized under search warrant and copies to persons affected, Rule 41(d). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Magistrate judges and clerks of court to keep records as prescribed by Director of the Administrative Office of the United ...


(a) In General. - If a court is empowered to issue a warrant or other order for the installation of a mobile tracking device, such order may authorize the use of that device...


(a) Consent. - Whoever operates a motor vehicle in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States consents thereby to a chemical test or tests of such...


(a) In General. - Except as provided in this section, no person may install or use a pen register or a trap and trace device without first obtaining a court order under section...


(a) Application. - (1) An attorney for the Government may make application for an order or an extension of an order under section 3123 of this title authorizing or approving...


(a) In General. - (1) Attorney for the government. - Upon an application made under section 3122(a)(1), the court shall enter an ex parte order authorizing...


(a) Pen Registers. - Upon the request of an attorney for the Government or an officer of a law enforcement agency authorized to install and use a pen register under this chapter,...


(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, any investigative or law enforcement officer, specially designated by the Attorney General, the Deputy Attorney General,...


The Attorney General shall annually report to Congress on the number of pen register orders and orders for trap and trace devices applied for by law enforcement agencies of...


As used in this chapter - (1) the terms ''wire communication'', ''electronic communication'', ''electronic communication service'', and ''contents'' have the meanings...


(a) Pending Trial. - A judicial officer authorized to order the arrest of a person under section 3041 of this title before whom an arrested person is brought shall order that...


(a) In General. - Upon the appearance before a judicial officer of a person charged with an offense, the judicial officer shall issue an order that, pending trial, the person be - ...


(a) Release or Detention Pending Sentence. - (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the judicial officer shall order that a person who has been found guilty of an offense and who...


If it appears from an affidavit filed by a party that the testimony of a person is material in a criminal proceeding, and if it is shown that it may become impracticable to secure...


(a) Review of a Release Order. - If a person is ordered released by a magistrate judge, or by a person other than a judge of a court having original jurisdiction over the offense...


(a) Offense. - Whoever, having been released under this chapter knowingly - (1) fails to appear before a court as required by the conditions of release; or (2)...


A person convicted of an offense committed while released under this chapter shall be sentenced, in addition to the sentence prescribed for the offense, to - (1) a term...


(a) Available Sanctions. - A person who has been released under section 3142 of this title, and who has violated a condition of his release, is subject to a revocation of release,...


A person charged with an offense, who is released upon the execution of an appearance bond with a surety, may be arrested by the surety, and if so arrested, shall be...


The provisions of this chapter apply to a criminal case removed to a Federal court from a State court. ...


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Appropriations available to refund money erroneously received and deposited in the Treasury are available to refund any part of forfeited bail deposited into the Treasury and...


(a) On and after the date of the enactment of the Pretrial Services Act of 1982, the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (hereinafter in this...


(a)(1) With the approval of the district court, the chief pretrial services officer in districts in which pretrial services are established under section 3152(b) of this title...


Pretrial services functions shall include the following: (1) Collect, verify, and report to the judicial officer, prior to the pretrial release hearing, information...


Each chief pretrial services officer in districts in which pretrial services are established under section 3152(b) of this title, and each chief probation officer in all...


(a) As used in sections 3141-3150 of this chapter - (1) the term ''judicial officer'' means, unless otherwise indicated, any person or court authorized pursuant to section ...


(a) In any case involving a defendant charged with an offense, the appropriate judicial officer, at the earliest practicable time, shall, after consultation with the counsel for...


(a)(1) If, in the case of any individual against whom a complaint is filed charging such individual with an offense, no indictment or information is filed within the time...


(a) The time limitation in section 3161(b) of this chapter - (1) shall apply to all individuals who are arrested or served with a summons on or after the date of expiration...


(a) The trial or other disposition of cases involving - (1) a detained person who is being held in detention solely because he is awaiting trial, and (2) a...


(a) Each district court shall conduct a continuing study of the administration of criminal justice in the district court and before United States magistrate judges of the district...


(a) Each plan shall include a description of the time limits, procedural techniques, innovations, systems and other methods, including the development of reliable methods...


(a) The Administrative Office of the United States Courts, with the approval of the Judicial Conference, shall submit periodic reports to Congress detailing the plans...


(a) Within sixty days after July 1, 1975, each United States district court shall convene a planning group consisting at minimum of the Chief Judge, a United States magistrate...


The Federal Judicial Center shall advise and consult with the planning groups and the district courts in connection with their duties under this chapter. ...


(a) To facilitate the planning process, the implementation of the time limits, and continuous and permanent compliance with the objectives of this chapter, the clerk of each...


(a) There is authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975, to the Federal judiciary the sum of $2,500,000 to be allocated by the Administrative Office...


As used in this chapter - (1) the terms ''judge'' or ''judicial officer'' mean, unless otherwise indicated, any United States magistrate judge, Federal district...


No provision of this chapter shall be interpreted as a bar to any claim of denial of speedy trial as required by amendment VI of the Constitution. ...


(a) In the event that any district court is unable to comply with the time limits set forth in section 3161(c) due to the status of its court calendars, the chief judge, where...


(a) The provisions of this chapter relating to the surrender of persons who have committed crimes in foreign countries shall continue in force only during the existence of any...


Whenever the executive authority of any State or Territory demands any person as a fugitive from justice, of the executive authority of any State, District, or Territory to which...


Whenever the executive authority of any State, Territory, District, or possession of the United States or the Panama Canal Zone, demands any American citizen or national as a...


Whenever there is a treaty or convention for extradition between the United States and any foreign government, or in cases arising under section 3181(b), any justice or judge of...


Whenever any foreign country or territory, or any part thereof, is occupied by or under the control of the United States, any person who, having violated the criminal laws in...


The Secretary of State may order the person committed under sections 3184 or 3185 of this title to be delivered to any authorized agent of such foreign government, to be tried...


The provisional arrest and detention of a fugitive, under sections 3042 and 3183 of this title, in advance of the presentation of formal proofs, may be obtained by telegraph upon ...


Whenever any person who is committed for rendition to a foreign government to remain until delivered up in pursuance of a requisition, is not so delivered up and conveyed out of...


Hearings in cases of extradition under treaty stipulation or convention shall be held on land, publicly, and in a room or office easily accessible to the public. ...


Depositions, warrants, or other papers or copies thereof offered in evidence upon the hearing of any extradition case shall be received and admitted as evidence on such hearing...


On the hearing of any case under a claim of extradition by a foreign government, upon affidavit being filed by the person charged setting forth that there are witnesses whose...


Whenever any person is delivered by any foreign government to an agent of the United States, for the purpose of being brought within the United States and tried for any offense...


A duly appointed agent to receive, in behalf of the United States, the delivery, by a foreign government, of any person accused of crime committed within the United States, and...


Any agent appointed as provided in section 3182 of this title who receives the fugitive into his custody is empowered to transport him to the State or Territory from which he...


All costs or expenses incurred in any extradition proceeding in apprehending, securing, and transmitting a fugitive shall be paid by the demanding authority. All witness...


If the applicable treaty or convention does not obligate the United States to extradite its citizens to a foreign country, the Secretary of State may, nevertheless, order...


The district courts of the United States shall have original jurisdiction, exclusive of the courts of the States, of all offenses against the laws of the United States. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Proceedings to be in district and division in which offense committed, Rule 18. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Arraignment, plea, trial, sentence in district of more than one division, Rule 19. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Plea or disposal of case in district other than that in which defendant was arrested, Rule 20. ...


The trial of offenses punishable with death shall be had in the county where the offense was committed, where that can be done without great inconvenience. ...


In all cases of murder or manslaughter, the offense shall be deemed to have been committed at the place where the injury was inflicted, or the poison administered or other...


(a) Except as otherwise expressly provided by enactment of Congress, any offense against the United States begun in one district and completed in another, or committed in more...


The trial of all offenses begun or committed upon the high seas, or elsewhere out of the jurisdiction of any particular State or district, shall be in the district in which...


The trial for any offense involving a violation, begun or committed upon the high seas or elsewhere out of the jurisdiction of any particular State or district, of - ...


Whenever any new district or division is established, or any county or territory is transferred from one district or division to another district or division, prosecutions...


The United States District Court for the Canal Zone and the District Court of the Virgin Islands shall have jurisdiction of offenses under the laws of the United States, not locally ...


All Indians committing any offense listed in the first paragraph of and punishable under section 1153 (relating to offenses committed within Indian country) of this title shall...


Jurisdiction is conferred on the State of Kansas over offenses committed by or against Indians on Indian reservations, including trust or restricted allotments, within the State...


When a treaty is in effect between the United States and a foreign country providing for the transfer of convicted offenders - (1) the country in which the offender was...


(a) Whoever engages in conduct outside the United States that would constitute an offense punishable by imprisonment for more than 1 year if the conduct had been engaged in within...


(a) The Secretary of Defense may designate and authorize any person serving in a law enforcement position in the Department of Defense to arrest, in accordance with...


(a) Any person designated and authorized under section 3262(a) may deliver a person described in section 3261(a) to the appropriate authorities of a foreign country in which...


(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), and except for a person delivered to authorities of a foreign country under section 3263, a person arrested for or charged with a...


(a)(1) In the case of any person arrested for or charged with a violation of section 3261(a) who is not delivered to authorities of a foreign country under section 3263, the...


(a) The Secretary of Defense, after consultation with the Secretary of State and the Attorney General, shall prescribe regulations governing the apprehension, detention,...


As used in this chapter: (1) The term ''employed by the Armed Forces outside the United States'' means - (A) employed as a civilian employee of the Department of ...


An indictment for any offense punishable by death may be found at any time without limitation. ...


Except as otherwise expressly provided by law, no person shall be prosecuted, tried, or punished for any offense, not capital, unless the indictment is found or the information...


No statute of limitations that would otherwise preclude prosecution for an offense involving the sexual or physical abuse of a child under the age of 18 years shall preclude such ...


The concealment of assets of a debtor in a case under title 11 shall be deemed to be a continuing offense until the debtor shall have been finally discharged or a discharge...


No proceeding for criminal contempt within section 402 of this title shall be instituted against any person, corporation or association unless begun within one year from the date...


(a) Eight-Year Limitation. - Notwithstanding section 3282, no person shall be prosecuted, tried, or punished for any noncapital offense involving a violation of any provision...


When the United States is at war the running of any statute of limitations applicable to any offense (1) involving fraud or attempted fraud against the United States or any...


Whenever an indictment or information charging a felony is dismissed for any reason after the period prescribed by the applicable statute of limitations has expired, a new...


Whenever an indictment or information charging a felony is dismissed for any reason before the period prescribed by the applicable statute of limitations has expired, and such...


No statute of limitations shall extend to any person fleeing from justice. ...


No person shall be prosecuted, tried, or punished for violation of any provision of sections 1423 to 1428, inclusive, of chapter 69 and sections 1541 to 1544, inclusive, of chapter...


(a)(1) Upon application of the United States, filed before return of an indictment, indicating that evidence of an offense is in a foreign country, the district court before which...


No person shall be prosecuted, tried, or punished for a violation of, or a conspiracy to violate - (1) section 215, 656, 657, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1014, 1033, or 1344; ...


No person shall be prosecuted, tried, or punished for a violation of or conspiracy to violate section 668 unless the indictment is returned or the information is filed within 20...


No person shall be prosecuted, tried, or punished for any non-capital offense under section 81 or subsection (f), (h), or (i) of section 844 unless the indictment is found or...


Every grand jury impaneled before any district court shall consist of not less than sixteen nor more than twenty-three persons. If less than sixteen of the persons summoned...


(a) A person who is privy to grand jury information - (1) received in the course of duty as an attorney for the government; or (2) disclosed under rule 6(e)(3)(A)(ii)...


...


(a) In addition to such other grand juries as shall be called from time to time, each district court which is located in a judicial district containing more than four...


(a) It shall be the duty of each such grand jury impaneled within any judicial district to inquire into offenses against the criminal laws of the United States alleged to have...


(a) A special grand jury impaneled by any district court, with the concurrence of a majority of its members, may, upon completion of its original term, or each extension...


The provisions of chapter 215, title 18, United States Code, and the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure applicable to regular grand juries shall apply to special grand juries to...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Contents and form; striking surplusage, Rule 7(a), (c), (d). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Waiver of indictment for offenses not punishable by death, Rule 7(b). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Joinder of two or more offenses in same indictment, Rule 8(a). Trial together of indictments or informations, Rule 13. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Joinder of two or more defendants charged in same indictment, Rule 8(b). Relief from prejudicial joinder, Rule 14. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Amendment of information, time and conditions, Rule 7(e). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Bill of particulars for cause; motion after arraignment; time; amendment, Rule 7(f). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Dismissal filed by Attorney General or United States Attorney, Rule 48. Dismissal on objection to array of grand jury...


(a) When specially designated to exercise such jurisdiction by the district court or courts he serves, any United States magistrate judge shall have jurisdiction to try...


(FOOTNOTE 1) Section catchline was not amended to conform to change made in text by Pub. L. 100-702. In all cases of conviction by a United States magistrate judge an appeal...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Expiration of term without significance in criminal cases, Rule 45(c). ...


A person charged with treason or other capital offense shall at least three entire days before commencement of trial be furnished with a copy of the indictment and a list of...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Reading and furnishing copy of indictment to accused, Rule 10. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Right of defendant to be present generally; corporation; waiver, Rule 43. ...


A person charged with receiving or concealing stolen property may be tried either before or after the trial of the principal offender. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Two or more indictments or informations triable together, Rule 13. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Relief from prejudicial joinder of defendants or offenses, Rule 14. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Plea of guilty, not guilty, or nolo contendere; acceptance by court; refusal to plead; corporation failing to appear, Rule 11. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Motion to dismiss or for appropriate relief substituted for demurrer or dilatory plea or motion to quash, Rule 12. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Defenses or objections which may or must be raised before trial; time; hearing; effect of determination; limitations by law ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Jury trial, waiver, twelve jurors or less by written stipulation, trial by court on general or special findings, Rule 23. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Examination and peremptory challenges of trial jurors; alternate jurors, Rule 24. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Court's instructions to jury, written requests and copies, objections, Rule 30. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Disability of judge after verdict or finding of guilt, Rule 25. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Motions for directed verdict abolished. Motions for judgment of acquittal adopted; court may reserve decision;...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Granting of new trial, grounds, and motion, Rule 33. ...


In trial of all persons charged with the commission of offenses against the United States and in all proceedings in courts martial and courts of inquiry in any State,...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Competency and privileges of witnesses and admissibility of evidence governed by principles of common law, Rule 26. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Subpoena for indigent defendants, motion, affidavit, costs, Rule 17(b). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Form, contents and issuance of subpoena, Rule 17(a). Service in United States, Rule 17(d), (e,1). Service in...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Selection and appointment of expert witnesses by court or parties; compensation, Rule 28. ...


(a) Authorization. - (1)(A) In any investigation of - (i)(I) a Federal health care offense; or (II) a Federal offense involving the sexual exploitation or abuse of...


...


The refusal of any person, whether in or out of office, charged with the safe-keeping, transfer, or disbursement of the public money to pay any draft, order, or warrant, drawn...


The possession by a person of intoxicating liquors in Indian country where the introduction is prohibited by treaty or Federal statute shall be prima facie evidence of...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Inspection of documents and papers taken from defendant, Rule 16. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Proof of official record or entry as in civil actions, Rule 27. ...


Any book, paper, statement, record, account, writing, or other document, or any portion thereof, of whatever character and in whatever form, as well as any copy thereof equally...


(a) The testimony of any witness in a foreign country may be taken either on oral or written interrogatories, or on interrogatories partly oral and partly written, pursuant to a ...


The consular officer to whom any commission authorized under section 3492 of this title is addressed shall take testimony in accordance with its terms. Every person whose...


If the consular officer executing any commission authorized under section 3492 of this title shall be satisfied, upon all the testimony taken, that a foreign document is genuine,...


(a) The consular fees prescribed under section 1201 of Title 22, for official services in connection with the taking of testimony under sections 3492-3494 of this title, and the...


The President is authorized to prescribe regulations governing the manner of executing and returning commissions by consular officers under the provisions of sections 3492-3494...


Upon the trial of any indictment against any person for embezzling public money it shall be sufficient evidence, prima facie, for the purpose of showing a balance against such...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Time, manner and conditions of taking depositions; costs; notice; use; objections; written interrogatories, Rule 15. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Disobedience of subpoena without excuse as contempt, Rule 17(g). ...


(a) In any criminal prosecution brought by the United States, no statement or report in the possession of the United States which was made by a Government witness or...


(a) In any criminal prosecution brought by the United States or by the District of Columbia, a confession, as defined in subsection (e) hereof, shall be admissible in evidence if...


The testimony of a witness that he saw the accused commit or participate in the commission of the crime for which the accused is being tried shall be admissible in evidence in...


(a) Whenever due to exceptional circumstances it is in the interest of justice that the testimony of a prospective witness of a party be taken and preserved, the court at any...


(a) In any trial, hearing, or other proceeding in or before any court, grand jury, department, officer, agency, regulatory body, or other authority of the United States - ...


(a)(1) In a criminal proceeding in a court of the United States, a foreign record of regularly conducted activity, or a copy of such record, shall not be excluded as evidence by...


(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, any national or resident of the United States who submits, or causes to be submitted, a pleading or other document to a...


Upon application of a party to a criminal case, a United States district court before which the case is pending may, to the extent permitted by a foreign country, appoint a...


(a) When the testimony of a person who is serving a sentence, is in pretrial detention, or is otherwise being held in custody, in a foreign country, is needed in a State or...


(a) Definitions. - For purposes of this section - (1) the term ''adult attendant'' means an adult described in subsection (i) who accompanies a child throughout the judicial ...


(a) Non-Capital Cases. - Notwithstanding any statute, rule, or other provision of law, a United States district court shall not order any victim of an offense excluded from the...


(a)(1) The Attorney General may provide for the relocation and other protection of a witness or a potential witness for the Federal Government or for a State government in...


(a) A probation officer may, upon the request of the Attorney General, supervise any person provided protection under this chapter who is on probation or parole under State law,...


(a) If a person provided protection under this chapter is named as a defendant in a civil cause of action arising prior to or during the period in which the protection is...


(a) The Attorney General may not relocate any child in connection with protection provided to a person under this chapter if it appears that a person other than that protected...


(a) The Attorney General may pay restitution to, or in the case of death, compensation for the death of any victim of a crime that causes or threatens death or serious bodily...


(a) Each Federal agency shall cooperate with the Attorney General in carrying out the provisions of this chapter and may provide, on a reimbursable basis, such personnel and...


The Attorney General may enter into such contracts or other agreements as may be necessary to carry out this chapter. Any such contract or agreement which would result in the...


For purposes of this chapter, the term ''State'' means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession of...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Verdict to be unanimous; return; several defendants; disagreement; conviction of less offense; poll of jury, Rule 31. ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Setting aside verdict of guilty on motion for judgment of acquittal, entering of such judgment, or ordering new trial; ...


(a) In General. - Except as otherwise specifically provided, a defendant who has been found guilty of an offense described in any Federal statute, including sections 13 and 1153...


(a) Presentence Investigation and Report by Probation Officer. - A United States probation officer shall make a presentence investigation of a defendant that is required pursuant...


(a) Factors To Be Considered in Imposing a Sentence. - The court shall impose a sentence sufficient, but not greater than necessary, to comply with the purposes set forth in...


The court, in imposing a sentence on a defendant who has been found guilty of an offense described in section 1962 of this title or in title II or III of the Comprehensive Drug...


The court, in imposing a sentence on a defendant who has been found guilty of an offense involving fraud or other intentionally deceptive practices, may order, in addition to...


The court, in imposing a sentence on a defendant who has been found guilty of an offense shall order restitution in accordance with section 3663A, and may order restitution...


The review of a sentence imposed pursuant to section 3551 is governed by the provisions of section 3742. ...


The implementation of a sentence imposed pursuant to section 3551 is governed by the provisions of chapter 229. ...


(a) Classification. - An offense that is not specifically classified by a letter grade in the section defining it, is classified if the maximum term of imprisonment authorized is - ...


(a) In General. - A defendant who has been found guilty of an offense may be sentenced to a term of probation unless - (1) the offense is a Class A or Class B felony and the ...


(a) Factors To Be Considered in Imposing a Term of Probation. - The court, in determining whether to impose a term of probation, and, if a term of probation is to be imposed,...


(a) Mandatory Conditions. - The court shall provide, as an explicit condition of a sentence of probation - (1) for a felony, a misdemeanor, or an infraction, that the ...


(a) Commencement. - A term of probation commences on the day that the sentence of probation is imposed, unless otherwise ordered by the court. (b) Concurrence With...


(a) Continuation or Revocation. - If the defendant violates a condition of probation at any time prior to the expiration or termination of the term of probation, the court may,...


The implementation of a sentence of probation is governed by the provisions of subchapter A of chapter 229. ...


(a) In General. - A defendant who has been found guilty of an offense may be sentenced to pay a fine. (b) Fines for Individuals. - Except as provided in subsection (e) of...


(a) Factors To Be Considered. - In determining whether to impose a fine, and the amount, time for payment, and method of payment of a fine, the court shall consider, in addition...


Upon petition of the Government showing that reasonable efforts to collect a fine or assessment are not likely to be effective, the court may, in the interest of justice - ...


The implementation of a sentence to pay a fine is governed by the provisions of subchapter B of chapter 229. ...


(a) In General. - A defendant who has been found guilty of an offense may be sentenced to a term of imprisonment. (b) Authorized Terms. - The authorized terms of imprisonment are ...


(a) Factors To Be Considered in Imposing a Term of Imprisonment. - The court, in determining whether to impose a term of imprisonment, and, if a term of imprisonment is to be...


(a) In General. - The court, in imposing a sentence to a term of imprisonment for a felony or a misdemeanor, may include as a part of the sentence a requirement that the defendant...


(a) Imposition of Concurrent or Consecutive Terms. - If multiple terms of imprisonment are imposed on a defendant at the same time, or if a term of imprisonment is imposed on...


(a) Commencement of Sentence. - A sentence to a term of imprisonment commences on the date the defendant is received in custody awaiting transportation to, or arrives voluntarily to ...


The implementation of a sentence of imprisonment is governed by the provisions of subchapter C of chapter 229 and, if the sentence includes a term of supervised release, by...


(a) A defendant who has been found guilty of - (1) an offense described in section 794 or section 2381; or (2) any other offense for which a sentence of death is ...


(a) Mitigating Factors. - In determining whether a sentence of death is to be imposed on a defendant, the finder of fact shall consider any mitigating factor, including...


(a) Notice by the Government. - If, in a case involving an offense described in section 3591, the attorney for the government believes that the circumstances of the offense are...


Upon a recommendation under section 3593(e) that the defendant should be sentenced to death or life imprisonment without possibility of release, the court shall sentence...


(a) Appeal. - In a case in which a sentence of death is imposed, the sentence shall be subject to review by the court of appeals upon appeal by the defendant. Notice of appeal...


(a) In General. - A person who has been sentenced to death pursuant to this chapter shall be committed to the custody of the Attorney General until exhaustion of the procedures...


(a) In General. - A United States marshal charged with supervising the implementation of a sentence of death may use appropriate State or local facilities for the purpose, may...


Notwithstanding sections 1152 and 1153, no person subject to the criminal jurisdiction of an Indian tribal government shall be subject to a capital sentence under this chapter for...


A person who has been sentenced to probation pursuant to the provisions of subchapter B of chapter 227, or placed on probation pursuant to the provisions of chapter 403, or placed...


(a) Appointment. - A district court of the United States shall appoint qualified persons to serve, with or without compensation, as probation officers within the jurisdiction...


A probation officer shall - (1) instruct a probationer or a person on supervised release, who is under his supervision, as to the conditions specified by the...


A court, after imposing a sentence of probation, may direct a United States marshal to furnish the probationer with - (a) transportation to the place to which he is required to ...


A court, after imposing a sentence, may transfer jurisdiction over a probationer or person on supervised release to the district court for any other district to which the person...


If there is probable cause to believe that a probationer or a person on supervised release has violated a condition of his probation or release, he may be arrested, and, upon...


(a) Pre-judgment Probation. - If a person found guilty of an offense described in section 404 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 844) - (1) has not, prior to...


The Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, shall, subject to...


A person who is sentenced to pay a fine, assessment, or restitution, shall pay the fine, assessment, or restitution (including any interest or penalty), as specified by the Director ...


(a) Notification of Receipt and Related Matters. - The clerk or the person designated under section 604(a)(18) of title 28 shall notify the Attorney General of each receipt of...


(a) Enforcement. - The United States may enforce a judgment imposing a fine in accordance with the practices and procedures for the enforcement of a civil judgment under Federal...


(a)(1) Upon a finding that the defendant is in default on a payment of a fine or restitution, the court may, pursuant to section 3565, revoke probation or a term of...


(a) Resentencing. - Subject to the provisions of subsection (b), if a defendant knowingly fails to pay a delinquent fine or restitution the court may resentence the defendant to...


Whoever, having been sentenced to pay a fine, willfully fails to pay the fine, shall be fined not more than twice the amount of the unpaid balance of the fine or $10,000, whichever...


(a) Commitment to Custody of Bureau of Prisons. - A person who has been sentenced to a term of imprisonment pursuant to the provisions of subchapter D of chapter 227 shall...


The Bureau of Prisons may release a prisoner from the place of his imprisonment for a limited period if such release appears to be consistent with the purpose for which the...


The Director of the Bureau of Prisons shall order that a prisoner who has been charged in an indictment or information with, or convicted of, a State felony, be transferred to...


(a) Date of Release. - A prisoner shall be released by the Bureau of Prisons on the date of the expiration of the prisoner's term of imprisonment, less any time credited toward...


The provisions of sections 554 and 555 and 701 through 706 of title 5, United States Code, do not apply to the making of any determination, decision, or order under this subchapter. ...


(a) Requirements for Relief. - (1) Prospective relief. - (A) Prospective relief in any civil action with respect to prison conditions shall extend no further ...


No limitation shall be placed on the information concerning the background, character, and conduct of a person convicted of an offense which a court of the United States may...


(a) The Attorney General of the United States is authorized to establish in the Department of Justice a repository for records of convictions and determinations of the validity...


(a)(1)(A) The court, when sentencing a defendant convicted of an offense under this title, section 401, 408(a), 409, 416, 420, or 422(a) of the Controlled Substances Act (21...


(a)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when sentencing a defendant convicted of an offense described in subsection (c), the court shall order, in addition to, or in the ...


(a) For orders of restitution under this title, the court shall order the probation officer to obtain and include in its presentence report, or in a separate report, as the court...


A judgment of conviction for transporting a stolen motor vehicle in interstate or foreign commerce or for committing or attempting to commit a felony in violation of any law of...


Moneys received or tendered in evidence in any United States Court, or before any officer thereof, which have been paid to or received by any official as a bribe, shall, after...


All liquor involved in any violation of sections 1261-1265 of this title, the containers of such liquor, and every vehicle or vessel used in the transportation thereof, shall...


(a) Jurisdiction of court Whenever, in any proceeding in court for the forfeiture, under the internal-revenue laws, of any vehicle or aircraft seized for a violation of...


Any conveyance, whether used by the owner or another in introducing or attempting to introduce intoxicants into the Indian country, or into other places where the introduction...


The provisions of section 3668 of this title shall apply to any conveyances seized, proceeded against by libel, or forfeited under the provisions of section 3113 or 3669 of this...


The amount of any fine imposed upon the master of a steamship or other vessel under the provisions of section 2278 of this title shall be a lien upon such vessel, and such vessel...


The Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, or his authorized agent, shall investigate the work of the probation officers and make...


As used in chapters 227 and 229 - (1) the term ''found guilty'' includes acceptance by a court of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere; (2) the term ''commission of...


(a) Upon the motion of the United States attorney made at any time after conviction of a defendant for an offense under section 794 of this title or for an offense against the...


The United States attorney shall, within thirty days after the imposition of an order under this chapter and at such other times as the Attorney General may require, publish in...


Whenever a contempt charged shall consist in willful disobedience of any lawful writ, process, order, rule, decree, or command of any district court of the United States by doing...


In all cases of contempt arising under the laws of the United States governing the issuance of injunctions or restraining orders in any case involving or growing out of a...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Summary punishment; certificate of judge; order; notice; jury trial; bail; disqualification of judge, Rule 42. ...


In a criminal case an appeal by the United States shall lie to a court of appeals from a decision, judgment, or order of a district court dismissing an indictment or information...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Taking appeal; notice, contents, signing; time, Rule 37(a). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Assignments of error on appeal abolished, Rule 37(a)(1). Necessity of specific objection in order to assign error in ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Exceptions abolished, Rule 51. Bill of exceptions not required, Rule 37(a)(1). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Bail on appeal or certiorari; application, Rules 38(c) and 46(a)(2). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Petition to Supreme Court, time, Rule 37(b). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Preparation, form; typewritten record, Rule 39(b). Exceptions abolished, Rule 51. Bill of exceptions unnecessary,...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Filing record on appeal and docketing proceeding; time, Rule 39(c). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Control and supervision in appellate court, Rule 39(a). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Setting appeal for argument; preference to criminal appeals, Rule 39(d). ...


SEE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Error or defect as affecting substantial rights, Rule 52. Defects in indictment, Rule 7. Waiver of error, Rules...


(a) Appeal by a Defendant. - A defendant may file a notice of appeal in the district court for review of an otherwise final sentence if the sentence - (1) was imposed...


(a) No citizen shall be imprisoned or otherwise detained by the United States except pursuant to an Act of Congress. (b)(1) The control and management of Federal penal and ...


For the purpose of providing suitable quarters for the safekeeping, care, and subsistence of all persons held under authority of any enactment of Congress, the Attorney General may ...


If by reason of the refusal or inability of the authorities having control of any jail, workhouse, penal, correctional, or other suitable institution of any State or Territory,...


The wardens and superintendents, associate wardens and superintendents, chief clerks, and record clerks, of Federal penal or correctional institutions, may administer oaths to...


(a) Upon request of the Attorney General and to the extent consistent with the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997, the Federal Security Administrator shall...


(a) In General. - The Attorney General shall allow and pay only the reasonable and actual cost of the subsistence of prisoners in the custody of any marshal of the United States,...


The expenses attendant upon the confinement of persons arrested or committed under the laws of the United States, as well as upon the execution of any sentence of a court...


Prisoners shall be transported by agents designated by the Attorney General or his authorized representative. The reasonable expense of transportation, necessary subsistence, ...


The Attorney General may authorize the use of a sum not to exceed $100,000 in each instance, payable from any unexpended balance of the appropriation ''Support of United...


The Attorney General may, when authorized by law, acquire land adjacent to or in the vicinity of a Federal penal or correctional institution if he considers the additional...


Collections in cash for meals, laundry, barber service, uniform equipment, and other items for which payment is made originally from appropriations for the maintenance and...


An officer or employee of the Bureau of Prisons may, pursuant to rules and regulations of the Director of the Bureau of Prisons, summarily seize any object introduced into a...


(a) The Attorney General, in support of United States prisoners in non-Federal institutions, is authorized to make payments from funds appropriated for the support of United...


(a) The Attorney General shall cause each individual convicted of a Federal offense who is sentenced to incarceration for a period of 6 months or more to be tested for the presence...


The Bureau of Prisons shall be in charge of a director appointed by and serving directly under the Attorney General at a salary of $10,000 a year. The Attorney General may...


(a) In General. - The Bureau of Prisons, under the direction of the Attorney General, shall - (1) have charge of the management and regulation of all Federal penal...


The Attorney General may accept gifts or bequests of money for credit to the ''Commissary Funds, Federal Prisons''. A gift or bequest under this section is a gift or bequest to or...


The Attorney General may, in accordance with rules prescribed by the Attorney General, accept in the name of the Department of Justice any form of devise, bequest, gift or donation...


A chief executive officer of a Federal penal or correctional facility may, pursuant to rules prescribed by the Director, order an autopsy and related scientific or medical tests to...


(a) The Bureau of Prisons may place in a shock incarceration program any person who is sentenced to a term of imprisonment of more than 12, but not more than 30, months, if...


(a) Any submission of legislation by the Judicial or Executive branch which could increase or decrease the number of persons incarcerated in Federal penal institutions shall...


(a) Definitions. - In this section - (1) the term ''account'' means the trust fund account (or institutional equivalent) of a prisoner; (2) the term ''Director''...


The Federal penal and correctional institutions shall be so planned and limited in size as to facilitate the development of an integrated system which will assure the...


(a) The willful failure of a prisoner to remain within the extended limits of his confinement, or to return within the time prescribed to an institution or facility designated by...


Persons convicted of offenses against the United States or by courts-martial punishable by imprisonment for more than one year may be confined in any United States penitentiary. ...


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United States marshals shall provide for the safe-keeping of any person arrested, or held under authority of any enactment of Congress pending commitment to an institution. ...


(a) The provisions of this chapter relating to the transfer of offenders shall be applicable only when a treaty providing for such a transfer is in force, and shall only be...


As used in this chapter the term - (a) ''double criminality'' means that at the time of transfer of an offender the offense for which he has been sentenced is still...


The Attorney General is authorized - (1) to act on behalf of the United States as the authority referred to in a treaty; (2) to receive custody of offenders under...


All laws of the United States, as appropriate, pertaining to prisoners, probationers, parolees, and juvenile offenders shall be applicable to offenders transferred to the...


(a) Prior to consenting to the transfer to the United States of an offender who is on probation, the Attorney General shall determine that the appropriate United States district...


(a) Except as provided elsewhere in this section, an offender serving a sentence of imprisonment in a foreign country transferred to the custody of the Attorney General shall...


(a) Upon the receipt of an offender who is on parole from the authorities of a foreign country, the Attorney General shall assign the offender to the United States Parole...


(a) Upon the receipt of an offender who is on parole from the authorities of a foreign country, the Attorney General shall assign the offender to the United States Parole...


(a) Prior to the transfer of an offender from the United States, the fact that the offender consents to such transfer and that such consent is voluntary and with full knowledge of...


(a) Prior to the transfer of an offender to the United States, the fact that the offender consents to such transfer and that such consent is voluntary and with full knowledge of...


(a) In proceedings to verify consent of an offender for transfer, the offender shall have the right to advice of counsel. If the offender is financially unable to obtain counsel - ...


An offender transferred to the United States because of an act which would have been an act of juvenile delinquency had it been committed in the United States or any State...


An offender transferred to the United States shall not be detained, prosecuted, tried, or sentenced by the United States, or any State thereof for any offense the prosecution of...


An offender transferred to the United States to serve a sentence imposed by a foreign court shall not incur any loss of civil, political, or civic rights nor incur...


(a) An alien who is deportable from the United States but who has been granted voluntary departure pursuant to section 240B of the Immigration and Nationality Act and who...


(a) Upon a final decision by the courts of the United States that the transfer of the offender to the United States was not in accordance with the treaty or the laws of the...


If in a sentence issued in a penal proceeding of a transferring country an offender transferred to the United States has been ordered to pay a sum of money to the victim of...


''Federal Prison Industries'', a government corporation of the District of Columbia, shall be administered by a board of six directors, appointed by the President to serve at the...


(a) Federal Prison Industries shall determine in what manner and to what extent industrial operations shall be carried on in Federal penal and correctional institutions for...


Any industry established under this chapter shall be so operated as not to curtail the production of any existing arsenal, navy yard, or other Government workshop. Such forms...


(a) The several Federal departments and agencies and all other Government institutions of the United States shall purchase at not to exceed current market prices, such products of...


(a) The Attorney General may make available to the heads of the several departments the services of United States prisoners under terms, conditions, and rates mutually agreed...


(a) All moneys under the control of Federal Prison Industries, or received from the sale of the products or by-products of such Industries, or for the services of federal...


The board of directors of Federal Prison Industries shall submit an annual report to the Congress on the conduct of the business of the corporation during each fiscal year, and on...


In the event of any failure of Federal Prison Industries to act, the Attorney General shall not be limited in carrying out the duties conferred upon him by law. ...


(a)(1) As approved by the board of directors, Federal Prison Industries, to such extent and in such amounts as are provided in appropriations Acts, is authorized to issue...


(a) Motion To Determine Competency of Defendant. - At any time after the commencement of a prosecution for an offense and prior to the sentencing of the defendant, the defendant...


(a) Motion for Pretrial Psychiatric or Psychological Examination. - Upon the filing of a notice, as provided in Rule 12.2 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, that...


(a) Determination of Present Mental Condition of Acquitted Person. - If a person is found not guilty only by reason of insanity at the time of the offense charged, he shall...


(a) Motion To Determine Present Mental Condition of Convicted Defendant. - A defendant found guilty of an offense, or the attorney for the Government, may, within ten days after the ...


(a) Motion To Determine Present Mental Condition of Imprisoned Person. - If a person serving a sentence of imprisonment objects either in writing or through his attorney to...


(a) Institution of Proceeding. - If the director of a facility in which a person is hospitalized certifies that a person in the custody of the Bureau of Prisons whose sentence...


(a) Definitions. - As used in this chapter - (1) ''rehabilitation program'' includes - (A) basic educational training that will assist the individual...


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On the release from custody of a person arrested on a charge of violating any law of the United States or of the Territory of Alaska, but not indicted nor informed against,...


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Any judge or magistrate judge of the United States, when ordering a person released under chapter 207 on a condition of his subsequent appearance before that court, any division...


Four citizens of the United States of prominence and distinction, appointed by the President to serve without compensation, for terms of four years, together with the Attorney...


(FOOTNOTE 1) Section catchline editorially supplied. (a) There is hereby established within the Bureau of Prisons a National Institute of Corrections. (b) The overall...


(FOOTNOTE 1) Section catchline editorially supplied. (a) In addition to the other powers, express and implied, the National Institute of Corrections shall have authority - ...


(FOOTNOTE 1) Section catchline editorially supplied. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated such funds as may be required to carry out the purposes of this chapter. ...


Whenever any person under twenty-one years of age has been arrested, charged with the commission of an offense punishable in any court of the United States or of the District...


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(a)(1) The Director of the Bureau of Prisons when proper and adequate facilities and personnel are available may contract with proper officials of a State or territory, for...


For the purposes of this chapter, a ''juvenile'' is a person who has not attained his eighteenth birthday, or for the purpose of proceedings and disposition under this chapter for...


A juvenile alleged to have committed an act of juvenile delinquency, other than a violation of law committed within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the...


Whenever a juvenile is taken into custody for an alleged act of juvenile delinquency, the arresting officer shall immediately advise such juvenile of his legal rights, in...


The magistrate judge shall insure that the juvenile is represented by counsel before proceeding with critical stages of the proceedings. Counsel shall be assigned to represent...


A juvenile alleged to be delinquent may be detained only in a juvenile facility or such other suitable place as the Attorney General may designate. Whenever possible, detention...


If an alleged delinquent who is in detention pending trial is not brought to trial within thirty days from the date upon which such detention was begun, the information shall...


(a) If the court finds a juvenile to be a juvenile delinquent, the court shall hold a disposition hearing concerning the appropriate disposition no later than twenty court days...


(a) Throughout and upon the completion of the juvenile delinquency proceeding, the records shall be safeguarded from disclosure to unauthorized persons. The records shall...


No juvenile committed, whether pursuant to an adjudication of delinquency or conviction for an offense, to the custody of the Attorney General may be placed or retained in an...


The Attorney General may contract with any public or private agency or individual and such community-based facilities as halfway houses and foster homes for the observation and...


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Any juvenile probationer shall be accorded notice and a hearing with counsel before his probation can be revoked. ...


As used in this chapter - (1) ''agency of the United States'' means any executive department as defined in section 101 of title 5, United States Code, a...


Whenever a witness refuses, on the basis of his privilege against self-incrimination, to testify or provide other information in a proceeding before or ancillary to - (1)...


(a) In the case of any individual who has been or may be called to testify or provide other information at any proceeding before or ancillary to a court of the United States or...


(a) In the case of any individual who has been or who may be called to testify or provide other information at any proceeding before an agency of the United States, the agency...


(a) In the case of any individual who has been or may be called to testify or provide other information at any proceeding before or ancillary to either House of Congress, or...




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