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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 2315                                            01/05/2009

EXPCITE

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

HEAD

    Sec. 2315. Sale or receipt of stolen goods, securities, moneys, or
      fraudulent State tax stamps

STATUTE

      Whoever receives, possesses, conceals, stores, barters, sells, or
    disposes of any goods, wares, or merchandise, securities, or money
    of the value of $5,000 or more, or pledges or accepts as security
    for a loan any goods, wares, or merchandise, or securities, of the
    value of $500 or more, which have crossed a State or United States
    boundary after being stolen, unlawfully converted, or taken,
    knowing the same to have been stolen, unlawfully converted, or
    taken; or
      Whoever receives, possesses, conceals, stores, barters, sells, or
    disposes of any falsely made, forged, altered, or counterfeited
    securities or tax stamps, or pledges or accepts as security for a
    loan any falsely made, forged, altered, or counterfeited securities
    or tax stamps, moving as, or which are a part of, or which
    constitute interstate or foreign commerce, knowing the same to have
    been so falsely made, forged, altered, or counterfeited; or
      Whoever receives in interstate or foreign commerce, or conceals,
    stores, barters, sells, or disposes of, any tool, implement, or
    thing used or intended to be used in falsely making, forging,
    altering, or counterfeiting any security or tax stamp, or any part
    thereof, moving as, or which is a part of, or which constitutes
    interstate or foreign commerce, knowing that the same is fitted to
    be used, or has been used, in falsely making, forging, altering, or
    counterfeiting any security or tax stamp, or any part thereof -
      Shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten
    years, or both.
      This section shall not apply to any falsely made, forged,
    altered, counterfeited, or spurious representation of an obligation
    or other security of the United States or of an obligation, bond,
    certificate, security, treasury note, bill, promise to pay, or bank
    note, issued by any foreign government. This section also shall not
    apply to any falsely made, forged, altered, counterfeited, or
    spurious representation of any bank note or bill issued by a bank
    or corporation of any foreign country which is intended by the laws
    or usage of such country to circulate as money.
      For purposes of this section, the term "State" includes a State
    of the United States, the District of Columbia, and any
    commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States.

SOURCE

    (June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 806; Pub. L. 87-371, Sec. 3, Oct.
    4, 1961, 75 Stat. 802; Pub. L. 99-646, Sec. 76, Nov. 10, 1986, 100
    Stat. 3618; Pub. L. 100-690, title VII, Secs. 7048, 7057(b), Nov.
    18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4401, 4402; Pub. L. 101-647, title XII, Sec.
    1205(m), Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4831; Pub. L. 103-322, title
    XXXIII, Sec. 330016(1)(L), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)

HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

      Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 416 (May 22, 1934, ch.
    333, Sec. 4, 48 Stat. 795; Aug. 3, 1939, ch. 413, Sec. 2, 53 Stat.
    1178).
      (See reviser's notes under sections 10, 2311 and 2314 of this
    title for explanation of consolidation or omission of other
    sections of title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., which were derived from the
    National Stolen Property Act.)
      Minor changes were made in phraseology.
                                AMENDMENTS
      1994 - Pub. L. 103-322 substituted "fined under this title" for
    "fined not more than $10,000" in fourth par.
      1990 - Pub. L. 101-647 inserted par. at end defining "State".
      1988 - Pub. L. 100-690, Sec. 7048, substituted "moving as, or
    which are a part of, or which constitute interstate or foreign
    commerce" for "which have crossed a State or United States boundary
    after being stolen, unlawfully converted, or taken" in second par.
      Pub. L. 100-690, Sec. 7057(b), struck out "or by a bank or
    corporation of any foreign country" after "foreign government" in
    last par. and inserted at end "This section also shall not apply to
    any falsely made, forged, altered, counterfeited, or spurious
    representation of any bank note or bill issued by a bank or
    corporation of any foreign country which is intended by the laws or
    usage of such country to circulate as money."
      1986 - Pub. L. 99-646 substituted "receives, possesses, conceals"
    for "receives, conceals" and "which have crossed a State or United
    States boundary after being stolen, unlawfully converted, or taken"
    for "moving as, or which are part of, or which constitute
    interstate or foreign commerce" in first and second pars.
      1961 - Pub. L. 87-371 inserted "or tax stamps" after
    "securities", wherever appearing, in second par., and "or tax
    stamp" after "security", wherever appearing, in third par., and
    substituted "moneys, or fraudulent State tax stamps" for "or
    monies" in section catchline.
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