18 U.S. Code Chapter 27 - CUSTOMS

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Sec. 541. Entry of goods falsely classified. 542. Entry of goods by means of false statements. 543. Entry of goods for less than legal duty. 544. Relanding of goods. 545. Smuggling goods into the United States. 546. Smuggling goods into foreign countries. 547. Depositing goods in buildings on boundaries. 548. Removing or repacking goods in warehouses. 549. Removing goods from customs custody; breaking seals. 550. False claim for refund of duties. 551. Concealing or destroying invoices or other papers. 552. Officers aiding importation of obscene or treasonous books and articles. 553. Importation or exportation of stolen motor vehicles, off-highway mobile equipment, vessels, or aircraft. 554. Smuggling goods from the United States. 555. Border tunnels and passages.

2007—Pub. L. 110–161, div. E, title V, § 553(a)(2),Dec. 26, 2007, 121 Stat. 2082, added item 555 and struck out item 554 “Border tunnels and passages”.
2006—Pub. L. 109–295, title V, § 551(b),Oct. 4, 2006, 120 Stat. 1390, added item 554 “Border tunnels and passages”.
Pub. L. 109–177, title III, § 311(b),Mar. 9, 2006, 120 Stat. 242, added item 554 “Smuggling goods from the United States”.
1984—Pub. L. 98–547, title III, § 301(b),Oct. 25, 1984, 98 Stat. 2771, added item 553.

The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for the contained sections. If there are multiple sections, they are presented in section number order (original document order).

The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013

An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.

18 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 5552012112-127 [Sec.] 3126 Stat. 371
§ 555nt new2012112-127 [Sec.] 2126 Stat. 370


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