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180 Prosecutions
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14 Convictions
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188 Convictions
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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 666                                             01/05/2009

EXPCITE

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

HEAD

    Sec. 666. Theft or bribery concerning programs receiving Federal
      funds

STATUTE

      (a) Whoever, if the circumstance described in subsection (b) of
    this section exists -
        (1) being an agent of an organization, or of a State, local, or
      Indian tribal government, or any agency thereof -
          (A) embezzles, steals, obtains by fraud, or otherwise without
        authority knowingly converts to the use of any person other
        than the rightful owner or intentionally misapplies, property
        that -
            (i) is valued at $5,000 or more, and
            (ii) is owned by, or is under the care, custody, or control
          of such organization, government, or agency; or
          (B) corruptly solicits or demands for the benefit of any
        person, or accepts or agrees to accept, anything of value from
        any person, intending to be influenced or rewarded in
        connection with any business, transaction, or series of
        transactions of such organization, government, or agency
        involving any thing of value of $5,000 or more; or
        (2) corruptly gives, offers, or agrees to give anything of
      value to any person, with intent to influence or reward an agent
      of an organization or of a State, local or Indian tribal
      government, or any agency thereof, in connection with any
      business, transaction, or series of transactions of such
      organization, government, or agency involving anything of value
      of $5,000 or more;
    shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 10 years,
    or both.
      (b) The circumstance referred to in subsection (a) of this
    section is that the organization, government, or agency receives,
    in any one year period, benefits in excess of $10,000 under a
    Federal program involving a grant, contract, subsidy, loan,
    guarantee, insurance, or other form of Federal assistance.
      (c) This section does not apply to bona fide salary, wages, fees,
    or other compensation paid, or expenses paid or reimbursed, in the
    usual course of business.
      (d) As used in this section -
        (1) the term "agent" means a person authorized to act on behalf
      of another person or a government and, in the case of an
      organization or government, includes a servant or employee, and a
      partner, director, officer, manager, and representative;
        (2) the term "government agency" means a subdivision of the
      executive, legislative, judicial, or other branch of government,
      including a department, independent establishment, commission,
      administration, authority, board, and bureau, and a corporation
      or other legal entity established, and subject to control, by a
      government or governments for the execution of a governmental or
      intergovernmental program;
        (3) the term "local" means of or pertaining to a political
      subdivision within a State;
        (4) the term "State" includes a State of the United States, the
      District of Columbia, and any commonwealth, territory, or
      possession of the United States; and
        (5) the term "in any one-year period" means a continuous period
      that commences no earlier than twelve months before the
      commission of the offense or that ends no later than twelve
      months after the commission of the offense. Such period may
      include time both before and after the commission of the offense.

SOURCE

    (Added Pub. L. 98-473, title II, Sec. 1104(a), Oct. 12, 1984, 98
    Stat. 2143; amended Pub. L. 99-646, Sec. 59(a), Nov. 10, 1986, 100
    Stat. 3612; Pub. L. 101-647, title XII, Secs. 1205(d), 1209, Nov.
    29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4831, 4832; Pub. L. 103-322, title XXXIII, Sec.
    330003(c), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2140.)

AMENDMENTS

      1994 - Subsec. (d)(3) to (5). Pub. L. 103-322 struck out "and" at
    end of par. (3), substituted "; and" for the period at end of par.
    (4), and redesignated second par. (4) defining "in any one-year
    period" as (5).
      1990 - Subsec. (d)(4). Pub. L. 101-647, Sec. 1209, added par. (4)
    defining "in any one-year period".
      Pub. L. 101-647, Sec. 1205(d), added par. (4) defining "State".
      1986 - Pub. L. 99-646, in amending section generally, made
    specific reference to applicability of section to agent of Indian
    tribal government or agency thereof, inserted provision that
    section does not apply to bona fide salary, wages, fees, or other
    compensation paid, or expenses paid or reimbursed, in usual course
    of business, struck out definition of term "organization", and
    otherwise revised structure of section.
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