18 U.S. Code § 1713 - Issuance of money orders without payment

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.

Source

(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 781; Pub. L. 91–375, § 6(j)(23),Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 779; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, § 330016(1)(G),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 333 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 210,35 Stat. 1129).
Minor change was made in phraseology.
Amendments

1994—Pub. L. 103–322substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $500”.
1970—Pub. L. 91–375substituted “an officer or employee of the Postal Service” for “a postmaster or other person employed in any branch of the Postal Service”.
Effective Date of 1970 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 91–375effective within 1 year after Aug. 12, 1970, on date established therefor by Board of Governors of United States Postal Service and published by it in Federal Register, see section 15(a) ofPub. L. 91–375, set out as an Effective Date note preceding section 101 of Title 39, Postal Service.

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