TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 41 - EXTORTION AND THREATS
Sec. 874. Kickbacks from public works employees
Whoever, by force, intimidation, or threat of procuring dismissal
from employment, or by any other manner whatsoever induces any
person employed in the construction, prosecution, completion or
repair of any public building, public work, or building or work
financed in whole or in part by loans or grants from the United
States, to give up any part of the compensation to which he is
entitled under his contract of employment, shall be fined under
this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 740; Pub. L. 103-322, title
XXXIII, Sec. 330016(1)(K), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)
HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES
Based on section 276b of title 40, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Public
Buildings, Property, and Works (June 13, 1934, ch. 482, Sec. 1, 48
Slight changes of phraseology were made.
1994 - Pub. L. 103-322 substituted "fined under this title" for
"fined not more than $5,000".
Transactional Records Access
Clearinghouse, Syracuse University