18 U.S. Code Part I - CRIMES

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Current through Pub. L. 113-56. (See Public Laws for the current Congress.)

Current through Pub. L. 113-56. (See Public Laws for the current Congress.)

Chap. Sec. 1. General provisions 1 2. Aircraft and motor vehicles 31 3. Animals, birds, fish, and plants 41 5. Arson 81 7. Assault 111 9. Bankruptcy 151 10. Biological weapons 175 11. Bribery, graft, and conflicts of interest 201 11A. Child support 228 11B. Chemical Weapons  [1] 229    So in original. First word only of item should be capitalized. 12. Civil disorders 231 13. Civil rights 241 15. Claims and services in matters affecting government 281 17. Coins and currency 331 17A. Common carrier operation under the influence of alcohol or drugs 341 18. Congressional, Cabinet, and Supreme Court assassination, kidnapping, and assault 351 19. Conspiracy 371 21. Contempts 401 23. Contracts 431 25. Counterfeiting and forgery 470 26. Criminal street gangs 521 27. Customs 541 29. Elections and political activities 591 31. Embezzlement and theft 641 33. Emblems, insignia, and names 700 35. Escape and rescue 751 37. Espionage and censorship 791 39. Explosives and combustibles  [2] 831    Chapter heading amended by Pub. L. 86–710without corresponding amendment of part analysis. 40. Importation, manufacture, distribution and storage of explosive materials 841 41. Extortion and threats 871 42. Extortionate credit transactions 891 43. False personation 911 44. Firearms 921 45. Foreign relations 951 46. Forfeiture 981 47. Fraud and false statements 1001 49. Fugitives from justice 1071 50. Gambling 1081 50A. Genocide 1091 51. Homicide 1111 53. Indians 1151 55. Kidnapping 1201 57. Labor 1231 59. Liquor traffic 1261 61. Lotteries 1301 63. Mail fraud  [3] 1341 65. Malicious mischief 1361 67. Military and Navy 1381 [68. Repealed.] 69. Nationality and citizenship 1421 71. Obscenity 1460 73. Obstruction of justice 1501 74. Partial-birth abortions 1531 75. Passports and visas 1541 77. Peonage, slavery, and trafficking in persons 1581 79. Perjury 1621 81. Piracy and privateering 1651 83. Postal service 1691 84. Presidential and Presidential staff assassination, kidnapping, and assault 1751 85. Prison-made goods 1761 87. Prisons 1791 88. Privacy 1801 89. Professions and occupations 1821 90. Protection of trade secrets 1831 90A. Protection of unborn children 1841 91. Public lands 1851 93. Public officers and employees 1901 95. Racketeering 1951 96. Racketeer influenced and corrupt organizations 1961 97. Railroad carriers and mass transportation systems on land, on water, or through the air 1991 [99. Repealed.] 101. Records and reports 2071 102. Riots 2101 103. Robbery and burglary 2111 105. Sabotage 2151 107. Seamen and stowaways 2191 109. Searches and seizures 2231 109A. Sexual abuse 2241 109B. Sex offender and crimes against children registry 2250 110. Sexual exploitation and other abuse of children 2251 110A. Domestic violence and stalking 2261 111. Shipping 2271 111A. Destruction of, or interference with, vessels or maritime facilities 2290 113. Stolen property 2311 113A. Telemarketing fraud 2325 113B. Terrorism 2331 113C. Torture 2340 114. Trafficking in contraband cigarettes and smokeless tobacco 2341 115. Treason, sedition, and subversive activities 2381 117. Transportation for illegal sexual activity and related crimes 2421 118. War crimes 2441 119. Wire and electronic communications interception and interception of oral communications  [4] 2510    Editorially supplied. Chapter 119 added by Pub. L. 90–351without corresponding amendment of part analysis. 121. Stored wire and electronic communications and transactional records access 2701 123. Prohibition on release and use of certain personal information from State motor vehicle records 2721
Amendments

2006—Pub. L. 109–248, title I, § 141(a)(2),July 27, 2006, 120 Stat. 602, added item for chapter 109B.
Pub. L. 109–177, title I, § 121(g)(4)(B),Mar. 9, 2006, 120 Stat. 224, which directed amendment of table of chapters at the beginning of part I of this title by striking item relating to “section 114” and inserting new item 114, was executed by adding item for chapter 114 and striking item for former chapter 114 “Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes”, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Pub. L. 109–177, title I, § 110(b)(2), title III, § 306(b),Mar. 9, 2006, 120 Stat. 208, 239, substituted “Railroad carriers and mass transportation systems on land, on water, or through the air” for “Railroads” in item for chapter 97 and added item for chapter 111A.
2004—Pub. L. 108–495, § 2(b),Dec. 23, 2004, 118 Stat. 4000, added item for chapter 88.
Pub. L. 108–212, § 2(b),Apr. 1, 2004, 118 Stat. 569, added item for chapter 90A.
2003—Pub. L. 108–193, § 5(c)(2),Dec. 19, 2003, 117 Stat. 2880, substituted “Peonage, slavery, and trafficking in persons” for “Peonage and slavery” in item for chapter 77.
Pub. L. 108–105, § 3(b),Nov. 5, 2003, 117 Stat. 1208, added item for chapter 74.
2002—Pub. L. 107–273, div. B, title IV, § 4002(c)(1), (e)(5),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1808, 1810, substituted “2721” for “2271” in item for chapter 123 and repealed amendment by Pub. L. 104–294, § 601(j)(2)(A). See 1996 Amendment note below.
1998—Pub. L. 105–277, div. I, title II, § 201(b)(2),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–871, added item for chapter 11B.
1996—Pub. L. 104–294, title I, § 101(b), title VI, §§ 601(j)(2)(B), 605 (c), (p)(3),Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3491, 3501, 3509, 3510, substituted “1461” for “1460” in item for chapter 71, added item for chapter 90, and substituted “2340” for “2340.” in item for chapter 113C and “2441” for “2401” in item for chapter 118.
Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title X, § 1069(b)(4),Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2656, inserted “and stalking” after “violence” in item for chapter 110A.
Pub. L. 104–192, § 2(b),Aug. 21, 1996, 110 Stat. 2104, added item for chapter 118.
Pub. L. 104–132, title III, § 303(c)(2),Apr. 24, 1996, 110 Stat. 1253, redesignated item 113B, relating to torture, as 113C. Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, § 601(j)(2)(A),Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3501, which amended analysis identically, was repealed by Pub. L. 107–273, div. B., title IV, § 4002(c)(1),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1808, effective Oct. 11, 1996.
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 item for chapter 55, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Pub. L. 103–322, title IV, § 40221(b), title XII, § 120003(b)(2), title XV, § 150001(b), title XXV, § 250002(b)(1), title XXX, § 300002(b), title XXXIII, §§ 330002(g), 330011(c)(2), 330021(1),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1931, 2022, 2035, 2085, 2102, 2140, 2144, 2150, substituted “weapons” for “Weapons” in item for chapter 10, “kidnapping” for “kidnaping” in item for chapter 18, “470” for “471” in item for chapter 25, added item for chapter 26, substituted “700” for “701” in item for chapter 33, “kidnapping” for “kidnaping” in item for chapter 84, added items for chapters 110A and 113A and redesignated item for former chapter 113A as 113B, and added item for chapter 123.
Pub. L. 103–236, title V, § 506(b),Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 464, added item for chapter 113B, Torture.
1992—Pub. L. 102–572, title X, § 1003(b),Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4524, made amendment identical to Pub. L. 101–519in item for chapter 113A. See 1990 Amendment note below.
Pub. L. 102–521, § 2(b),Oct. 25, 1992, 106 Stat. 3403, added item for chapter 11A.
1990—Pub. L. 101–647, title II, § 226(g)(3),Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4808, inserted “and other abuse” after “exploitation” in item for chapter 110.
Pub. L. 101–519, § 132(c),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2252, substituted “Terrorism” for “Extraterritorial jurisdiction over terrorist acts abroad against United States nationals” in item for chapter 113A.
Pub. L. 101–298, § 3(c),May 22, 1990, 104 Stat. 203, added item for chapter 10.
1988—Pub. L. 100–690, title VII, § 7063,Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4404, substituted “Bribery, graft, and conflicts of interest” for “Bribery and graft” in item for chapter 11, substituted “carrier operation under the influence of alcohol or drugs....341” for “Carrier Operation Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs” in item for chapter 17A, substituted “abuse” for “Abuse”, in item for chapter 109A, struck out final period and inserted “....2331” in item for chapter 113A, and substituted “wire and electronic communications and transactional records access” for “Wire and Electronic Communications and Transactional Records Access” in item for chapter 121.
Pub. L. 100–606, § 2(b),Nov. 4, 1988, 102 Stat. 3047, added item for chapter 50A.
1986—Pub. L. 99–646, § 87(c)(7),Nov. 10, 1986, 100 Stat. 3623, and Pub. L. 99–654, § 3(a)(7),Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3663, amended analysis identically, striking out item for chapter 99 “Rape” and adding item for chapter 109A.
Pub. L. 99–628, § 5(a)(2),Nov. 7, 1986, 100 Stat. 3511, substituted “Transportation for illegal sexual activity and related crimes” for “White slave traffic” as item for chapter 117.
Pub. L. 99–570, title I, §§ 1366(b), 1971(b),Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3207–39, 3207–59, added items for chapters 17A and 46.
Pub. L. 99–508, title I, § 101(c)(3), title II, § 201(b),Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1851, 1868, inserted “and electronic communications” in item for chapter 119 and added item for chapter 121.
Pub. L. 99–399, title XII, § 1202(b),Aug. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 897, added item for chapter 113A.
1982—Pub. L. 97–285, §§ 2(d), 4 (d),Oct. 6, 1982, 96 Stat. 1219, 1220, substituted “Congressional, Cabinet, and Supreme Court assassination, kidnaping, and assault” for “Congressional assassination, kidnaping, and assault” as item for chapter 18, and inserted “and Presidential staff” after “Presidential” in item for chapter 84.
1978—Pub. L. 95–575, § 2,Nov. 2, 1978, 92 Stat. 2465, added item for chapter 114.
Pub. L. 95–225, § 2(b),Feb. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 8, added item for chapter 110.
1971—Pub. L. 91–644, title IV, § 17,Jan. 2, 1971, 84 Stat. 1891, added item for chapter 18.
1970—Pub. L. 91–513, title III, § 1101(b)(1)(B),Oct. 27, 1970, 84 Stat. 1292, struck out item for chapter 68 “Narcotics”.
Pub. L. 91–452, title IX, § 901(b), title XI, § 1102(b),Oct. 15, 1970, 84 Stat. 947, 959, added items for chapters 40 and 96.
1968—Pub. L. 90–351, title IV, § 905,June 19, 1968, 82 Stat. 234, added item for chapter 44.
Pub. L. 90–321, title II, § 202(b),May 29, 1968, 82 Stat. 162, added item for chapter 42.
Pub. L. 90–284, title I, § 104(b), title X, § 1002(b),Apr. 11, 1968, 82 Stat. 77, 92, added items for chapters 12 and 102.
1965—Pub. L. 89–141, § 3,Aug. 28, 1965, 79 Stat. 581, added item for chapter 84.
1956—Act Aug. 1, 1956, ch. 825, § 2(a),70 Stat. 798, substituted “Animals, Birds, Fish, and Plants” for “Animals, Birds, and Fish” in item for chapter 3.
Act July 18, 1956, ch. 629, § 202,70 Stat. 575, added item for chapter 68.
Act July 14, 1956, ch. 595, § 2,70 Stat. 540, added item for chapter 2.
1949—Act May 24, 1949, ch. 139, § 1,63 Stat. 89, struck out “constituting crimes” in item for chapter 21, and added item for chapter 50.


Footnotes
[1]  So in original. First word only of item should be capitalized.

[2]  Chapter heading amended by Pub. L. 86–710without corresponding amendment of part analysis.

[3]  Chapter heading amended by Pub. L. 110–457without corresponding amendment of part analysis.

[4]  Editorially supplied. Chapter 119 added by Pub. L. 90–351without corresponding amendment of part analysis.

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18 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 1nt new2013113-47 [Sec.] 1127 Stat. 572
§ 1nt new2013113-12 [Sec.] 1127 Stat. 448
§ 1nt new2012112-269 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 2442
§ 1nt new2012112-258 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 2414
§ 1nt new2012112-257 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 2413
§ 1nt new2012112-236 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 1627
§ 1nt new2012112-206 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 1490
§ 1nt new2012112-186 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 1427
§ 1nt new2012112-127 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 370
§ 1nt new2012112-98 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 263
§ 31prec2012112-95 [Sec.] 311(b)126 Stat. 66
§ 39Anew2012112-95 [Sec.] 311(a) "39A"126 Stat. 65
§ 492014113-79 [Sec.] 12308(b)(2)128 Stat. 991
§ 1132013113-4 [Sec.] 906(a)127 Stat. 124
§ 1162012112-239 [Sec.] 1088126 Stat. 1970
§ 201prec2012112-105 [Sec.] 18(b)126 Stat. 304
§ 2272012112-105 [Sec.] 18(a)126 Stat. 304
§ 5552012112-127 [Sec.] 3126 Stat. 371
§ 555nt new2012112-127 [Sec.] 2126 Stat. 370
§ 641prec2012112-186 [Sec.] 2(b)126 Stat. 1428
§ 6592012112-186 [Sec.] 4(a)126 Stat. 1428
§ 670nt new2012112-186 [Sec.] 4(e)126 Stat. 1429
§ 670new2012112-186 [Sec.] 2(a) "670"126 Stat. 1427
§ 7042013113-12 [Sec.] 2127 Stat. 448
§ 921nt new2013113-6 [Sec.] 127 Stat. 248
§ 922nt2013113-57 [Sec.] 1127 Stat. 656
§ 923nt new2013113-6 [Sec.] 514127 Stat. 271
§ 923nt new2013113-6 [Sec.] 127 Stat. 248
§ 926B2012112-239 [Sec.] 1089(1)126 Stat. 1970
§ 926C2012112-239 [Sec.] 1089(2)126 Stat. 1971
§ 9812012112-186 [Sec.] 3126 Stat. 1428
§ 9822012112-127 [Sec.] 5126 Stat. 371
§ 11222013113-51 [Sec.] 3127 Stat. 581
§ 11532013113-4 [Sec.] 906(b)127 Stat. 125
§ 13512012112-239 [Sec.] 1706(a)126 Stat. 2097
§ 1388gen amd2012112-154 [Sec.] 601(b)126 Stat. 1196
§ 1388nt new2012112-154 [Sec.] 601(a)126 Stat. 1195
§ 15142012112-206 [Sec.] 3(a)126 Stat. 1490
§ 1581prec2013113-4 [Sec.] 1211(c)(2)127 Stat. 143
§ 1752gen amd2012112-98 [Sec.] 2126 Stat. 263
§ 18312012112-269 [Sec.] 2126 Stat. 2442
§ 18322012112-236 [Sec.] 2126 Stat. 1627
§ 19522012112-186 [Sec.] 4(b)(1)126 Stat. 1429
§ 19562012112-127 [Sec.] 6126 Stat. 371
§ 19572012112-186 [Sec.] 4(b)(2)126 Stat. 1429
§ 19612013113-4 [Sec.] 1211(a)127 Stat. 142
§ 21172012112-186 [Sec.] 4(c)126 Stat. 1429
§ 22522012112-206 [Sec.] 2(a)126 Stat. 1490
§ 2252A2012112-206 [Sec.] 2(b)126 Stat. 1490
§ 22552013113-4 [Sec.] 1212(a)127 Stat. 143
§ 22612013113-4 [Sec.] 107(a)127 Stat. 77
§ 2261nt new2013113-4 [Sec.] 4127 Stat. 64
§ 2261Agen amd2013113-4 [Sec.] 107(b)127 Stat. 77
§ 22622013113-4 [Sec.] 107(c)127 Stat. 78
§ 2265nt new2013113-4 [Sec.] 910127 Stat. 126
§ 22652013113-4 [Sec.] 905127 Stat. 124
§ 2265A2013113-4 [Sec.] 906(c)127 Stat. 125
§ 23142012112-239 [Sec.] 1084(a)126 Stat. 1963
§ 23142012112-186 [Sec.] 4(d)(1)126 Stat. 1429
§ 23152012112-239 [Sec.] 1084(b)126 Stat. 1963
§ 23152012112-186 [Sec.] 4(d)(2)126 Stat. 1429
§ 23202012112-144 [Sec.] 717(a)(1)-(3)126 Stat. 1076
§ 2320nt new2012112-144 [Sec.] 717(a)(4)126 Stat. 1076
§ 2333nt new2012112-239 [Sec.] 1251(c)126 Stat. 2017
§ 23352012112-239 [Sec.] 1251(a)126 Stat. 2017
§ 2335nt new2012112-239 [Sec.] 1251(b)126 Stat. 2017
§ 24232013113-4 [Sec.] 1211(b)127 Stat. 142
§ 2511nt2012112-238 [Sec.] 2(a)(2)126 Stat. 1631
§ 25162012112-186 [Sec.] 5126 Stat. 1429
§ 25162012112-127 [Sec.] 4126 Stat. 371
§ 27102012112-258 [Sec.] 2126 Stat. 2414

 

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