18 U.S. Code Chapter 41 - EXTORTION AND THREATS

Sec. 871. Threats against President and successors to the Presidency. 872. Extortion by officers or employees of the United States. 873. Blackmail. 874. Kickbacks from public works employees. 875. Interstate communications. 876. Mailing threatening communications. 877. Mailing threatening communications from foreign country. 878. Threats and extortion against foreign officials, official guests, or internationally protected persons. 879. Threats against former Presidents and certain other persons. 880. Receiving the proceeds of extortion.
Amendments

2000—Pub. L. 106–544, § 2(b)(2),Dec. 19, 2000, 114 Stat. 2715, struck out “protected by the Secret Service” after “other persons” in item 879.
1994—Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXII, § 320601(a)(2),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2115, added item 880.
1982—Pub. L. 97–297, § 1(b),Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1317, added item 879.
1976—Pub. L. 94–467, § 9,Oct. 8, 1976, 90 Stat. 2001, added item 878.
1962—Pub. L. 87–829, § 2,Oct. 15, 1962, 76 Stat. 956, substituted “and successors to the Presidency” for “, President-elect, and Vice President” in item 871.
1955—Act June 1, 1955, ch. 115, § 2,69 Stat. 80, inserted “President-elect, and Vice President” in item 871.

 

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