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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 661                                             01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 31 - EMBEZZLEMENT AND THEFT

HEAD

    Sec. 661. Within special maritime and territorial jurisdiction

STATUTE

      Whoever, within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction
    of the United States, takes and carries away, with intent to steal
    or purloin, any personal property of another shall be punished as
    follows:
      If the property taken is of a value exceeding $1,000, or is taken
    from the person of another, by a fine under this title, or
    imprisonment for not more than five years, or both; in all other
    cases, by a fine under this title or by imprisonment not more than
    one year, or both.
      If the property stolen consists of any evidence of debt, or other
    written instrument, the amount of money due thereon, or secured to
    be paid thereby and remaining unsatisfied, or which in any
    contingency might be collected thereon, or the value of the
    property the title to which is shown thereby, or the sum which
    might be recovered in the absence thereof, shall be the value of
    the property stolen.

SOURCE

    (June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 731; Pub. L. 103-322, title
    XXXIII, Sec. 330016(1)(H), (K), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147;
    Pub. L. 104-294, title VI, Secs. 601(a)(3), 606(a), Oct. 11, 1996,
    110 Stat. 3498, 3511.)

HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

      Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 466 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch.
    321, Sec. 287, 35 Stat. 1144).
      Words "within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction
    of the United States" were inserted to conform with section 7 of
    this title. (See reviser's note under that section.)
      The maximum fine and imprisonment provisions were modified and
    "five years" and "$5,000" substituted for "ten years" and "$10,000"
    and the sum of $100 was substituted for $50 as more in accord with
    other sections of this chapter. (See section 641 of this title.)
      Minor changes were made in phraseology.
                                AMENDMENTS
      1996 - Pub. L. 104-294, in second par., substituted "$1,000" for
    "$100" and substituted "fine under this title" for "fine of under
    this title" in two places.
      1994 - Pub. L. 103-322, in second par., substituted "under this
    title" for "not more than $5,000" after "another, by a fine of" and
    for "not more than $1,000" after "cases, by a fine of".
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