26 U.S. Code § 7326 - Disposal of forfeited or abandoned property in special cases

(a) Coin-operated gaming devices
Any coin-operated gaming device as defined in section 4462  [1] upon which a tax is imposed by section 4461  [1] and which has been forfeited under any provision of this title shall be destroyed, or otherwise disposed of, in such manner as may be prescribed by the Secretary.
(b) Firearms
For provisions relating to disposal of forfeited firearms, see section 5872 (b).

[1]  See References in Text note below.


(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 871; Pub. L. 85–859, title II, § 204(13),Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1429; Pub. L. 89–44, title VI, § 601(j),June 21, 1965, 79 Stat. 155; Pub. L. 91–513, title III, § 1102(f),Oct. 27, 1970, 84 Stat. 1292; Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, §§ 1906(a)(43), (b)(13)(A),Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1830, 1834.)
References in Text

Sections 4461 and 4462, referred to in subsec. (a), were repealed by Pub. L. 95–600, title V, § 521(b),Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2884.

1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–455, § 1906(b)(13)(A), struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary”.
Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 94–455, § 1906(a)(43), redesignatedsubsec. (c) as (b) and in subsec. (b) as so redesignated substituted “section 5872 (b)” for “section 5862(b)”. Former subsec. (b), relating to narcotic drugs, was repealed. See 1970 Amendment note below.
1970—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 91–513struck out subsec. (b) which related to narcotic drugs and which made reference to sections 4714, 4733, and 4745(d) of this title.
1965—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 89–44substituted “section 4462” for “section 4462 (a)(2)”.
1958—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 85–859added subsec. (a).
Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 85–859redesignated former pars. (1) and (2) as subsecs. (b) and (c), respectively.
Effective Date of 1976 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 94–455effective on first day of first month which begins more than 90 days after Oct. 4, 1976, see section 1906(d)(1) ofPub. L. 94–455, set out as a note under section 6013 of this title.
Effective Date of 1970 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 91–513effective first day of seventh calendar month that begins after Oct. 26, 1970, see section 1105(a) ofPub. L. 91–513, set out as an Effective Date note under section 951 of Title 21, Food and Drugs.
Effective Date of 1965 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 89–44to take effect in a manner consistent with effective date of change of tax provision to which related, see section 701(e) ofPub. L. 89–44, set out as a note under section 6103 of this title.
Effective Date of 1958 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 85–859effective Sept. 3, 1958, see section 210(a)(1) ofPub. L. 85–859, set out as an Effective Date note under section 5001 of this title.
Savings Provision

Prosecutions for any violation of law occurring, and civil seizures or forfeitures and injunctive proceedings commenced, prior to the effective date of amendment of this section by section 1102 ofPub. L. 91–513not to be affected or abated by reason thereof, see section 1103 ofPub. L. 91–513, set out as note under sections 171 to 174 of Title 21, Food and Drugs.

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