18 U.S. Code Chapter 55 - KIDNAPPING

Sec. 1201. Kidnapping. 1202. Ransom money. 1203. Hostage taking. 1204. International parental kidnapping.

1994—Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, § 330021(1),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2150, which directed the amendment of this title by “striking ‘kidnaping’ each place it appears and inserting ‘kidnapping’ ”, was executed by substituting “KIDNAPPING” for “KIDNAPING” in chapter heading and “Kidnapping” for “Kidnaping” in item 1201, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
1993—Pub. L. 103–173, § 2(c),Dec. 2, 1993, 107 Stat. 1999, added item 1204.
1984—Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 2002(b),Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2186, added item 1203.
1972—Pub. L. 92–539, title II, § 202,Oct. 24, 1972, 86 Stat. 1072, substituted “Kidnaping” for “Transportation” in item 1201.

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