12 U.S. Code § 5566 - Referrals for criminal proceedings

If the Bureau obtains evidence that any person, domestic or foreign, has engaged in conduct that may constitute a violation of Federal criminal law, the Bureau shall transmit such evidence to the Attorney General of the United States, who may institute criminal proceedings under appropriate law. Nothing in this section affects any other authority of the Bureau to disclose information.


(Pub. L. 111–203, title X, § 1056,July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 2031.)
Effective Date

Section effective on the designated transfer date, see section 1058 ofPub. L. 111–203, set out as a note under section 5561 of this title.

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