18 U.S. Code § 2111 - Special maritime and territorial jurisdiction

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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 or presence of another anything of value, shall be imprisoned not more than fifteen years.

Source

(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 796; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXII, § 320903(a)(1),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2124.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 463 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 284,35 Stat. 1144).
Words “within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States” were added to restrict the place of the offense to those places described in section 451 of title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., now section 7 of this title.
Minor changes were made in phraseology.
Amendments

1994—Pub. L. 103–322inserted “or attempts to take” after “takes”.
Short Title of 1996 Amendment

Pub. L. 104–217, § 1,Oct. 1, 1996, 110 Stat. 3020, provided that: “This Act [amending section 2119 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Carjacking Correction Act of 1996’.”

 

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