2016—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 114–323 amended par. (1) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (1) read as follows: “conduct investigations concerning illegal passport or visa issuance or use;”.
2006—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–177 substituted “section 3056 or 3056A of title 18” for “section 202 of title 3 or section 3056 of title 18”.
2002—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 107–228, § 202(a)(1), amended par. (2) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (2) read as follows: “for the purpose of conducting such investigations—
“(A) obtain and execute search and arrest warrants,
“(B) make arrests without warrant for any offense concerning passport or visa issuance or use if the special agent has reasonable grounds to believe that the person has committed or is committing such offense, and
“(C) obtain and serve subpoenas and summonses issued under the authority of the United States;”.
Subsec. (a)(3)(F). Pub. L. 107–228, § 202(a)(2), inserted “or President-elect” after “President”.
Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 107–228, § 202(a)(3), amended par. (5) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (5) read as follows: “arrest without warrant any person for a violation of section 111, 112, 351, 970, or 1028 of title 18—
“(A) in the case of a felony violation, if the special agent has reasonable grounds to believe that such person—
“(i) has committed or is committing such violation; and
“(ii) is in or is fleeing from the immediate area of such violation; and
“(B) in the case of a felony or misdemeanor violation, if the violation is committed in the presence of the special agent.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107–228, § 202(b), substituted “Agreements with Attorney General and Secretary of the Treasury and firearms regulations” for “Agreement with Attorney General and firearms regulations” in heading, added pars. (1) and (2), struck out former par. (1), which related to agreement with the Attorney General, and redesignated former par. (2) as (3).
2000—Subsec. (a)(3)(E), (F). Pub. L. 106–553, as renumbered by Pub. L. 106–554, added subpars. (E) and (F).
1994—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 103–236 struck out subsec. (d) which read as follows: “The Secretary of State shall transmit the regulations prescribed under this section to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate not less than 20 days before the date on which such regulations take effect.”
1990—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 101–246, § 113(1), added subpar. (B) and redesignated former subpar. (B) as (C).
Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 101–246, § 113(2), amended introductory provisions generally, substituting “970, or 1028” for “911, 970, 1001, 1028, 1541, 1542, 1543, 1544, 1545, or 1546”.
Transfer of Functions
For transfer of the functions, personnel, assets, and obligations of the United States Secret Service, including the functions of the Secretary of the Treasury relating thereto, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections 381, 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.