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THE CRIMINAL CODE

OF THE

UNITED STATES

AS AMENDED DURING THE SECOND SESSION

SIXTY-FIFTH CONGRESS

WITH APPENDICES

A. CONTAINING A REFERENCE TO ALL LAWS OF A GENERAL NATURE

AND PERMANENT IN CHARACTER HAVING PENAL PROVISIONS NOT
PROPERLY SEPARABLE FROM THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS,
NOT CONTAINED IN THE CRIMINAL CODE, BUT EMBRACED IN THE
GENERAL REVISION OF THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES

B. EXCERPTS FROM THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES CON-

TAINING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO CRIMES AND CRIMINAL LAW

C. TABLE SHOWING WHERE REVISED STATUTE SECTIONS CARRIED

INTO THE CRIMINAL CODE APPEAR THEREIN

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9. Accepting a foreign commission.

14. Eniorcement of foregoing provisions. 10. Enlisting in foreign service; aliens excepted, 15. Compelling foreign vessels to depart. when.

16. Armed vessels to give bond on clearance. 11. Arming vessels against people at peace with 17. Detention by collectors of customs. the United States.

,18. ('onstruction of this chapter. 12. Augmenting force of foreign vessel of war. 13. Military expeditions against people at peace

with the United States.

CHAPTER THREE.

OFFENSES AGAINST THE ELECTIVE FRANCHISE AND CIVIL RIGHTS OF CITIZENS.

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19. Conspiracy to injure, etc., persons in the exer- 24. Officers of Army or Navy prescribing qualiticise of civil rights.

cations of voters. 20. Depriving citizens of civil rights under color of | 25. Officers, etc., of Army or Navy interfering with State laws.

officers of election, etc. 21. ('onspiring to prevent officer from performing 26. Persons disqualified from holding office; when duties.

soldiers, etc., may vote. 22. l'nlawful presence of troops at elections. 23. Intimidation of voters by officers, etc., of Army

or Navy.

CHAPTER FOUR.

OFFENSES AGAINST THE OPERATIONS OF THE GOVERNMENT.

Sec.

Sec.

27. Forgery of letters patent.

40. Unlawfully taking or using papers relating to 28. Forging bids, public records, etc.

claims. 29. Forging deeds, powers of attorney, etc.

41. Persons interested not to act as agents of the 30. Having forged papers in possession.

Government. 31. False acknowledgments.

42. Enticing desertions from the military or naval 32. Falsely pretending to be United States officer. service. 33. False personation of holder of public stock. 43. Enticing away workinen. 34. False demand on fraudulent power of attorney: 41. Injuries to fortifications, harbor defenses, sea 35. Making or presenting false claims.

areas, etc. 36. Embezzling arms, stores, etc.

15. l'nlawfully entering upon military reservation, 37. Conspiracy to commit offense against the United fort, etc.

States; all parties liable for acts of one. 46. Robbery or larceny of personal property of the 38. Delaying or defrauding captor or claimant, etc.,

United States. of prize property.

47. Embezzling, stealing, etc., public property. 39. Bribery of United States officer.

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Sec. 48. Receivers, etc., of stolen public property. 69. Securing entry of merchandise by false samples, 49. Timber depredations on public lands.

etc. 50. Timber, etc., depredations on Indian and other 70. False certification by consular officer. reservations.

71. Taking seized property from custody of revenue 51. Boxing, etc., timber on public lands for turpen- officer. tine, etc.

72. Forging or altering ship’s papers or custom52. Setting fire to timber on public lands.

house documents. 53. Failing to extinguish fires.

73. Forging military bounty-land warrant, etc. 54. Fines to be paid into school fund.

74. Forging, etc., certificate of citizenship. 55. Trespassing on Bull Run National Forest, 75. Engraving, etc., plate for printing or photoOregon.

graphing, selling, or bringing into United 56. Breaking fence or gate inclosing reserved lands, States, etc., certificate of citizenship.

or driving or permitting live stock to enter 76. False personation, etc., in procuring naturalizaupon.

tion. 57. Injuring or removing posts or monuments. 77. Using false certificate of citizenship, or denying 58. Interrupting surveys.

citizenship, etc. 59. Agreement to prevent bids at sale of lands. 78. Using false certificate, etc., as evidence of right 60. Injuries to United States telegraph, etc., lines.

to vote, etc. 61. Counterfeiting weather forecasts.

79. Falsely claiming citizenship. 62. Interfering with employees of Bureau of Animal 80. Taking false oath in naturalization proceedings. Industry.

81. Provisions applicable to all courts of naturaliza63. Forgery of certificate of entry.

tion. 64. Concealment or destruction of invoices, etc. 82. Shanghaiing and falsely inducing person intoxi65. Resisting revenue officer; rescuing or destroy- cated to go on vessel prohibited. ing seized property, etc.

83. ('orporations, etc., not to contribute money for 66. Falsely assuming to be a revenue officer,

political elections, etc. 67. Offering presents to revenue officer.

84. Ilunting birds, or taking their eggs from breed68. Admitting merchandise to entry for less than ing grounds, prohibited.

legal duty

CHAPTER FIVE.

OFFENSES RELATING TO OFFICIAL DUTIES.

Sec.

Sec.

85. Officer, etc., of the United States guilty of ex. 107. Inspector of steamboats receiving illegal fees. tortion.

108. Pension agent taking fee, etc. 86. Receipting for larger sums than are paid. 109. Officer not to be interested in claims against the 87. Disbursing officer unlawfully converting, etc., United States. public money.

110. Member of Congress, etc., soliciting or accept88. Failure of Treasurer, etc., to safely keep public ing bribe, etc. money.

111. Offering, etc., Member of Congress bribe, etc. 89. ('ustodian of public money failing to safely 112. Member of ('ongress taking consideration for keep, etc.

procuring contract, office, etc.; offering 90. Failure of officer to render accounts, etc.

Member consideration, etc. 91. Failure to deposit as required.

113. Member of Congress, etc., taking compensation 92. Provisions of the five preceding sections, to in matters to which United States is a party. whom applicable.

114. Member of Congress not to be interested in con93. Record evidence of embezzlement.

tract. 94. Prima facie evidence.

115. Officer making contracts with Member of ('on95. Evidence of conversion.

gress. 96. Banker, etc., receiving deposit from disbursing 116. ('ontracts to which two preceding sections do officer.

not apply. 97. Embezzlement by internal-revenue officer,etc. 117. United States officer accepting bribe. 98. Officer contracting beyond specific appropria- 118. Political contributions not to be solicited by tion.

certain officers. 99. Officer of United States court failing to deposit 119. Political contributions not to be received in moneys, etc.

public offices. 100. Receiving loan on deposit from officer of court. 120. Immunity from official proscription. 101. Failure to make returns or reports.

121. Giving money to officials for political purposes 102. Aiding in trading in obscene literature.

prohibited 103. Collecting and disbursing officers forbidden to ' 122. Penalty for violating provisions of four precedtrade in public property.

ing sections. 104. Certain officers forbidden to purchase, etc., 123, Governmental officer, etc., giving out advance witness, etc., fees.

information respecting crop reports. 105. Falsely certifying, etc., as to record of deeds, i 124. Government officer, etc., knowingly compiling etc.

or issuing false statistics respecting crops. 106. Other false certificates,

CHAPTER SIX.

147. “Obligation or other security of the United 162. Connecting parts of different instruments.

States" defined.

163. Counterfeiting gold or silver coins or bars,

148. Forging or counterfeiting United States securi- 164. Counterfeiting minor coins.

ties.

165. Falsifying, mutilating, or lightening coinage.

149. Counterfeiting national-bank notes.

166. Debasement of coinage by officers of the Mint.

150. Using plates to print notes without authority, 167. Making or uttering coins in resemblance of

etc.

money.

151. Passing, selling, concealing, etc., forged obli- 168. Making or issuing devices of minor coins.

gations.

169. Counterfeiting, etc., dies for coins of United .

152. Taking impressions of tools, implements, etc.

States.

153. Having im possession unlawfully such impres- 170. Counterfeiting, etc., dies for foreign coins.

sions.

171. Making, importing, or having in possession

154. Buying, selling, or dealing in forged bonds, tokens, prints, etc., similar to United States

notes, etc.

or foreign coins.

155. Secreting or removing tools or material used 172. Counterfeit obligations, securities, coins, or

for printing bonds, notes, stamps, etc.

material for counterfeiting, to be forfeited.

156. Counterfeiting notes, bonds, etc., of foreign 173. Issue of search warrant for suspected counter-

governments.

feits, etc.; forfeiture.

157. Passing such forged notes, bonds, etc. 174. Circulating bills of expired corporations.

158. Counterfeiting notes of foreign banks.

175. Imitating national-bank notes with printed

159. Passing such counterfeit bank notes.

advertisements thereon.

160. Having in possession such forged notes, bonds, 176. Mutilating or defacing national-bank notes

etc.

177. Imitating United States securities or printing

161. Having unlawfully in possession or using plates business cards on them.

for such notes, bonds, etc.

178. Notes of less than one dollar not to be issued.

OFFENSES AGAINST THE POSTAL SERVICE.

Sec.

| Sec.

179. Conducting post office without authority; 193. Unlawfully entering postal car, etc.
180. Illegal carrying of mail by carriers and others. 194. Stealing, secreting, embezzling, etc., mail

181. Conveyance of mail by private express forbid-

matter or contents.

den.

195. Postmaster or employee of postal service de-

182. Transporting persons unlawfully conveying taining, destroying, or embezzling letter, etc.

mail.

196. Postmaster, etc., detaining or destroying news-

183. Sending letters by private express.

papers.

184. Conveying of letters over post routes. 197. Assaulting mail carrier with intent to rob, and

185. Carrying letters out of the mail on board of robbing mail.

vessel.

198. Injuring letter boxes or mail matter.

186. When conveying of letters by private persons 199. Deserting the mail.

is lawful.

200. Delivery of letters by master of vessel.

187. Wearing uniform of carrier without authority. 201. Obstructing the mail.

188. Vehicles, etc., claiming to be mail carriers. 202. Ferryman delaying the mail.

189. Injuring mail bags, etc.

203. Letters carried in a foreign vessel to be depos-

190. Stealing post-office property.

ited in a post-office.

191. Stealing or forging mail locks or keys.

204. Vessels to deliver letters at post-office; oath.

192. Breaking into and entering post-office.

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