18 U.S. Code § 2235 - Search warrant procured maliciously

§ 2235.
Search warrant procured maliciously

Whoever maliciously and without probable cause procures a search warrant to be issued and executed, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 803; Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, § 601(a)(8), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3498; Pub. L. 107–273, div. B, title III, § 3002(a)(3), Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1805.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 630 (June 15, 1917, ch. 30, title XI, § 20, 40 Stat. 230).

Minor changes were made in phraseology.

Amendments

2002—Pub. L. 107–273 inserted “, or both” after “year”.

1996—Pub. L. 104–294 substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $1,000”.

 

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