46 U.S. Code § 6306 - Penalty

A person attempting to coerce a witness, or to induce a witness, to testify falsely in connection with a marine casualty, or to induce a witness to leave the jurisdiction of the United States, shall be fined $5,000, imprisoned for one year, or both.


(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 538.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source section (U.S. Code)
6306 46:239(i)

Section 6306 provides for a $5,000 criminal penalty for anyone attempting to coerce or to induce a witness to a marine casualty investigation to testify falsely or to leave the jurisdiction of the United States.

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