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Public Law 395 - 82d Congress
Chapter 442 - 2d Session

S. 1932
AN ACT

All 66 Stat. 138.
To authorize the extablishment of facilities necessary for the detention of aliens

in the administration and enforcement of the immigration laws, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 20 of Aliens. the Immigration Act of 1917 (39 Stat. 890; 57 Stat. 511; 8 U. S. C. 57 Stat. 553. 156), as amended by section 23 of the Internal Security Act of 1950 (Public Law 831, Eighty-first Congress), is hereby amended by add- 64 Stat. 1010. ing at the end of subsection (a) the following language: "Where no Federal buildings are available or buildings adapted or suitably located for the purpose are available for rental, the Attorney General is hereby authorized, not withstanding section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (41 C. S. C. 5), or section 322 of the Act of June 30, 1932, as amended (40 U. S. C. 278a), to expend, from the 47 Stat. 412. appropriation provided for the administration and enforcement of the immigration lars, such amounts as may be necessary for the acquisition of land and the erection, acquisition, maintenance, operation, remodeling, or repair of buildings, sheds, and office quarters (including living quarters for officers where none are otherwise available), and adjunct facilities, necessary for the detention of aliens. Approved June 18, 1952.

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Public Law 516 - 82d Co.gress
Chapter 697 - 2d Session

S. 2922

AN ACT

All 66 Stat. 590, To amend subsection (d) of section 12 of the Subversive Activities Control

Act of 1950

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsection (d) of section 12 of the Subversive Activities Control Act of 1950 (Public 64 Stat. 997. Law 831, Eighty-first Congress) is amended by striking the figure 50 U.S.C. “12,500" and substituting in lieu thereof the figure "15,000".

§ 791. Approved July 12, 1952.

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To amend title 18, United States Code, entitled "Crimes and Criminal Procedure",

with respect to continuing the effectiveness of certain statutory provisions until six months after the termination of the national emergency proclaimed by the President on December 16, 1950.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That chapter 105 Titie 18, of title 18, United States Code, is hereby amended by inserting at the U. S. Code, end of the chapter analysis preceding section 2151 of such title the amendments.

62 Stat. 797. following new item: *2157. Temporary extension of sections 2153 and 2154."

SFC. 2. Title 18, United States Code, is hereby amended by inserting in chapter 105 thereof, immediately after section 2156, a new section, to be designated as section 2157, as follows: "S 2157. Temporary extension of sections 2153 and 2154

Sabotage: war

material. “(a) The provisions of sections 2153 and 2154 of this title, as

62 Stat. 799. amended and extended by section 1 (a) (29) of the Emergency Powers Continuation Act (66 Stat. 333), as further amended by Public Law 12, Eighty-third Congress, in addition to coming into full force and 67 Stat. 18. effect in time of war shall remain in full force and effect until six months after the termination of the national emergency proclaimed by the President on December 16, 1950 (Proc. 2912, 3 Č. F. R., 1950 Supp., p. 71), or such earlier date as may be prescribed by concurrent 64 Stat. A454. resolution of the Congress, and acts which would give rise to legal consequences and penalties under any of these provisions when performed during a state of war shall give rise to the same legal consequences ayd penalties when they are performed during the period above provided for.

“(b) Effective in each case for the period above provided for, title 18, United States Code, section 2151, is amended by inserting the 62 Stat. 798. words ‘or defense activities' immediately before the period at the end of the definition of 'war material, and said sections 2153 and 2154 are 62 Stat. 799, amended by inserting the words or defense activities' immediately after the words 'carrying on the war' wherever they appear therein."

SEC. 3. Chapter 37 of title 18, United States Code, is hereby 62 Stat. 736. amended by inserting at the end of the chapter analysis preceding section 791 of such title the following new item: “798. Temporary extension of section 794."

Sec. t. Title 18, United States Code, is hereby amended by insert- 67 Stat. 133. ing in chapter 37 thereof immediately after section 797 a new section, 67 Stat. 134. to be designated as section 798, as follows: "§ 798. Temporary extension of section 794

Espionage: de "The provisions of section 794 of this title, as amended and extended fonse informa

tion. by section 1 (a) (29) of the Emergency Powers Continuation Act

62 Stat. 737. (66 Stat. 333), as further amended by Public Law 12, Eighty-third Congress, in addition to coming into full force and effect in time of 67 Stat. 18. war shall remain in full force and effect until six months after the termination of the national emergency proclaimed by the President on December 16, 1950 (Proc. 2912, 3 Č. F. R., 1950 Supp., p. 71), or 64 Stat. A454. such earlier date as may be prescribed by concurrent resolution of the Congress, and acts which would give rise to legal consequences and penalties under section 794 when performed during a state of war shall give rise to the same legal consequences and penalties when they are performed during the period above provided for."

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All 67 Stat. 134. 62 Stat. 807, Sec. 5. Chapter 115 of title 18, United States Code, is hereby

amended by inserting at the end of the chapter analysis preceding
section 2391 of such title the following new item:
“2391. Temporary extension of section 2388."

Sec. 6. Title 18, United States Code, is hereby amended by inserting in chapter 115 thereof, immediately after section 2390, a new sec

tion, to be designated as section 2391, as follows: Subversive ao “Ş 2391. Temporary extension of section 2388 tivities:&rmed

"The provisions of section 2388 of this title, as amended and foroos. 62 Stat, 811

extended by section 1 (a) (29) of the Emergency Powers Continu

ation Act (66 Stat. 333), as further amended by Public Law 12, 67 Stat. 18. Eighty-third Congress, in addition to coming into full force and effect

in time of war shall remain in full force and effect until six months after the termination of the national emergency proclaimed by the

President on December 16, 1950 (Proc. 2912,3 C. F. R., 1950 Supp., 64 Stat. A454. p. 71), or such earlier date as may be prescribed by concurrent reso

lution of the Congress, and acts which would give rise to legal consequences and penalties under section 2388 when performed during a state of war shall give rise to the same legal consequences and penalties

when they are performed during the period above provided for." Repeal.

Sec. 7. Section 1 (a) (29) of the Emergency War Powers Continuation Act (66 Stat. 333), is hereby repealed.

Approved June 30, 1953.

Public Law 264 - 83d Congress
Chapter 434 - 1st Session

S. 41

AN ACT

All 67 Stat. 577.
To further amend the Act of June 15, 1917, as amended.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 of War materials. title VI of the Act of June 15, 1917 (40 Stat. 233), as amended Illegal exporta(U. S. C., 1946 edition, title 22, sec. 401), is further amended to read tion; seizure, its follows:

to.

40 Stat. 223. “(a) Whenever an attempt is made to export or ship from or take out of the United States any arms or munitions of war or other articles in violation of law, or whenever it is known or there shall be probable cause to believe that any arms or munitions of war or other articles are intended to be or are being or have been exported or removed from the United States in violation of law, the Secretary of the Treasury, or any person duly authorized for the purpose by the President, may seize and detain such arms or munitions of war or other articles and may seize and detain any vessel, vehicle, or aircraft containing the same or which has been or is being used in exporting or attempting to export such arms or munitions of war or other articles. All arms or munitions of war and other articles, vessels, vehicles, and aircraft seized pursuant to this subsection shall be forfeited.

"(b) All provisions of law relating to seizure, summary and judicial forfeiture and condemnation for violation of the customs laws, the disposition of the property forfeited or condemned or the proceeds from the sale thereof; the remission or mitigation of such forfeitures; and the compromise of claims and the award of compensation to informers in respect of such forfeitures shall apply to seizures and forfeitures incurred, or alleged to have been incurred, under the provisions of this section, insofar as applicable and not inconsistent with the provisions hereof. Awards of compensation to informers under this section may be paid only out of funds specifically appropriated therefor.

"(c) Arms and munitions of war forfeited under subsection (b) of this section shall be delivered to the Secretary of Defense for such use or disposition as he may deem in the public interest, or, in the event that the Secretary of Defense refuses to accept such arms and munitions of war, they shall be sold or otherwise disposed of as prescribed under existing law in the case of forfeitures for violation of the customs laws."

Sec. 2. Sections 2, 3, 5, and 7 of the Act of June 15, 1917 (ch. 30, Repeals. title VI, 40 Stat. 224–225; U. S. C., 1946 edition, title 22, secs. 402, 403, 405, 407), and section 4 of such Act, as amended by the Act of March 1, 1929 (ch. 420, 45 Stat. 1423; U. S. C., 1946 edition, title 22, sec. 404), are repealed. Approved August 13, 1953.

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