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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 2312                                            01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 113 - STOLEN PROPERTY

HEAD

    Sec. 2312. Transportation of stolen vehicles

STATUTE

      Whoever transports in interstate or foreign commerce a motor
    vehicle, vessel, or aircraft, knowing the same to have been stolen,
    shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 10
    years, or both.

SOURCE

    (June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 806; Pub. L. 102-519, title I,
    Sec. 103, Oct. 25, 1992, 106 Stat. 3385; Pub. L. 109-177, title
    III, Sec. 307(b)(2)(A), Mar. 9, 2006, 120 Stat. 240.)

HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

      Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 408 (Oct. 29, 1919, ch.
    89, Secs. 1, 3, 5, 41 Stat. 324, 325; Sept. 24, 1945, ch. 383,
    Secs. 2, 3, 59 Stat. 536).
      The first sentence of said section 408, providing the short title
    "An Act to punish the transportation of stolen motor vehicles or
    aircraft in interstate or foreign commerce," and derived from
    section 1 of said act of October 29, 1919, as amended, was omitted
    as not appropriate in a revision.
      Definitions of "aircraft," "motor vehicle," and "interstate or
    foreign commerce," which constituted the second sentence of said
    section 408 of title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., and were derived from
    section 2 of said act of October 29, 1919, as amended, are
    incorporated in sections 10 and 2311 of this title.
      Provision relating to receiving or selling stolen aircraft or
    motor vehicles, which was derived from section 4 of the act of
    October 29, 1919, as amended, is incorporated in section 2313 of
    this title.
      Venue provision, which was derived from section 5 of the act of
    October 29, 1919, was omitted as unnecessary, being covered by
    section 3237 of this title.
      Reference to persons causing or procuring was omitted as
    unnecessary in view of definition of "principal" in section 2 of
    this title.
      Minor changes were made in phraseology.
                                AMENDMENTS
      2006 - Pub. L. 109-177 substituted "motor vehicle, vessel, or
    aircraft" for "motor vehicle or aircraft".
      1992 - Pub. L. 102-519 substituted "fined under this title or
    imprisoned not more than 10 years" for "fined not more than $5,000
    or imprisoned not more than five years".
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