19 U.S. Code § 1610 - Seizure; judicial forfeiture proceedings

If any vessel, vehicle, aircraft, merchandise, or baggage is not subject to section 1607 of this title, the appropriate customs officer shall transmit a report of the case, with the names of available witnesses, to the United States attorney for the district in which the seizure was made for the institution of the proper proceedings for the condemnation of such property.

Source

(June 17, 1930, ch. 497, title IV, § 610,46 Stat. 755; Sept. 1, 1954, ch. 1213, title V, § 506,68 Stat. 1141; Pub. L. 91–271, title III, § 301(ee),June 2, 1970, 84 Stat. 291; Pub. L. 95–410, title I, § 111(b),Oct. 3, 1978, 92 Stat. 898; Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 314,Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2054; Pub. L. 98–573, title II, § 213(a)(7),Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2985; Pub. L. 100–690, title VII, § 7367(c)(3),Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4480.)
Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in act Sept. 21, 1922, ch. 356, title IV, § 610,42 Stat. 985. That section was superseded by section 610 of act June 17, 1930, comprising this section, and repealed by section 651(a)(1) of the 1930 act.
Amendments

1988—Pub. L. 100–690reenacted section without change.
1984—Pub. L. 98–573substituted “If any vessel, vehicle, aircraft, merchandise, or baggage is not subject to section 1607 of this title” for “If the value of any vessel, vehicle, merchandise, or baggage so seized is greater than $10,000”.
Pub. L. 98–473amended section in manner substantially identical to amendment by Pub. L. 98–573.
1978—Pub. L. 95–410substituted “$10,000” for “$2,500” wherever appearing.
1970—Pub. L. 91–271substituted reference to appropriate customs officer for reference to collector, and struck out reference to appraiser’s return of value.
1954—Act Sept. 1, 1954, substituted “$2,500” for “$1,000”.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–573effective Oct. 15, 1984, see section 214(e) ofPub. L. 98–573, set out as a note under section 1304 of this title.
Effective Date of 1970 Amendment

For effective date of amendment by Pub. L. 91–271, see section 203 ofPub. L. 91–271, set out as a note under section 1500 of this title.

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21 CFR - Food and Drugs

21 CFR Part 1316 - ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS, PRACTICES, AND PROCEDURES

27 CFR - Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms

27 CFR Part 72 - DISPOSITION OF SEIZED PERSONAL PROPERTY

28 CFR - Judicial Administration

28 CFR Part 8 - FORFEITURE AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN STATUTES

28 CFR Part 9 - REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE REMISSION OR MITIGATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE, CIVIL, AND CRIMINAL FORFEITURES

50 CFR - Wildlife and Fisheries

50 CFR Part 12 - SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE PROCEDURES

 

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