Based on section
804a of title
, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Money and Finance (Apr. 13, 1934, ch. 112, §§ 1,
,48 Stat. 574
Words “within the United States” were substituted for “within the jurisdiction” etc., in view of the definition of United States in section
of this title.
Words “upon conviction thereof” were omitted from first paragraph as surplusage since punishment cannot be imposed until a conviction is secured.
Minor changes were made in phraseology.
An additional paragraph was added to the text of this section by Senate amendment, which was taken from section
804b of Title
, U.S.C., Money and Finance. Therefore, as finally enacted, such section
804b and the Acts from which it was derived (Act Apr. 13, 1934, ch. 112, § 3, as added July 31, 1945, ch. 339, § 9,59 Stat. 516
), were an additional source of this section. See Senate Report No. 1620, amendment No. 9, 80th Cong.
1994—Pub. L. 103–322
substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $10,000” in first par.
Pub. L. 102–511
, title IX, § 902,Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3355
, provided that: “Section
, United States Code, shall not apply with respect to any obligations of the former Soviet Union, or any of the independent states of the former Soviet Union, or any political subdivision, organization, or association thereof.”