18 U.S. Code Chapter 71 - OBSCENITY

Sec. 1460. Possession with intent to sell, and sale, of obscene matter on Federal property. 1461. Mailing obscene or crime-inciting matter. 1462. Importation or transportation of obscene matters. 1463. Mailing indecent matter on wrappers or envelopes. 1464. Broadcasting obscene language. 1465. Transportation of obscene matters for sale or distribution. [1] 1466. Engaging in the business of selling or transferring obscene matter. 1466A. Obscene visual representations of the sexual abuse of children. 1467. Criminal forfeiture. 1468. Distributing obscene material by cable or subscription television. 1469. Presumptions. 1470. Transfer of obscene material to minors.

2003—Pub. L. 108–21, title V, § 504(b),Apr. 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 682, added item 1466A.
1998—Pub. L. 105–314, title IV, § 401(b),Oct. 30, 1998, 112 Stat. 2979, added item 1470.
1988—Pub. L. 100–690, title VII, §§ 7521(b), (f)[(e)], 7523(b), 7526(b), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4489, 4490, 4502, 4503, added items 1460 and 1466 to 1469.
1955—Act June 28, 1955, ch. 190, § 4,69 Stat. 184, added item 1465.
1950—Act May 27, 1950, ch. 214, § 2,64 Stat. 194, substituted “matters” for “literature” in item 1462.

[1]  Section catchline amended by Pub. L. 109–248without corresponding amendment of chapter analysis.

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