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SEC. 5. In the event that a defendant is charged in the same indictment with two or more violations of this Act, then the aggregate value of all goods, wares, and merchandise, securities, and money referred to in such indictment shall constitute the value thereof for the purposes of sections 3 and 4 hereof.
SEC. 6. Any person violating this Act may be punished in any district into or through which such goods, wares, or merchandise, or such securities or money, have been transported or removed.
SEO. 7. Nothing herein shall be construed to repeal, modify, or amend any part of the Act of October 29, 1919 (ch. 89), cited as the "National Motor Vehicle Theft Act."
Approved, May 22, 1934.
same authority at said times with reference to taking bonds or collateral as the clerk of the police court now has; shall receive no compensation for said services other than his regular salary; shall be subject to the orders and rules of the police court in discharge of his said duties, and may be removed as such clerk at any time by the judges of the police court. The Supreme Court and the Juvenile Court of the District of Columbia each shall have power by order to authorize the official, appointed by the police court, to take bond of persons arrested upon writs and processes from those courts in criminal cases between four o'clock postmeridian and nine o'clock antemeridian and upon Sundays and holidays, and each of such courts shall have power at any time by order to revoke such authority granted by it.
SEC. 11. Any person violating any provision of this Act other than in the commission of perjury shall be punished by a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $100, or by imprisonment of not less than ten or more than sixty days in jail, or both, where no other penalty is provided by this Act; and if the person so convicted be a police officer or other public official, he shall upon recommendation of the trial judge also be forthwith dismissed from office; if a bondsman, or the agent, clerk, or representative of a bondsman, he shall be disqualified from thereafter engaging in any manner in the bonding business for such a period of time as the trial judge shall order; and, if an attorney at law, shall be subject to suspension or disbarment as attorney at law.
SEC. 12. It shall be the duty of the police court, juvenile court, and of the criminal divisions of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia to see that this Act is enforced, and upon the impaneling of each grand jury in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia it shall be the duty of the judge impaneling said to give it in charge to the jury to investigate the manner in which this Act is enforced and all violations thereof.
To amend section 1025 of the Revised Statutes of the United States:
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1025 of the Revised Statutes of the United States be, and the same is hereby, amended so as to read as follows:
"SEO. 1025. No indictment found and presented by a grand jury in any district or other court of the United States shall be deemed insufficient, nor shall the trial, judgment, or other proceeding thereon be affected by reason of any defect or imperfection in matter of form only, which shall not tend to the prejudice of the defendant, or by reason of the attendance before the grand jury during the taking of testimony of one or more clerks or stenographers employed in a clerical capacity to assist the district attorney or other counsel for the Government who shall, in that connection, be deemed to be persons acting for and on behalf of the United States in an official capacity and function."
Approved, May 18, 1933.
For the protection of Government records.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That whoever, by virtue of his employment by the United States, shall obtain from another or shall have custody of or access to, or shall have had custody of or access to, any official diplomatic code or any matter prepared in any such code, or which purports to have been prepared in any such code, and shall willfully, without authorization or competent authority, publish or furnish to another any such code or matter, or any matter which was obtained while in the process of transmission between any foreign government and its diplomatic mission in the United States, shall be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both.
Approved, June 10, 1933.
To amend section 289 of the Criminal Code.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 289 of the Criminal Code (U.S.C., title 18, sec. 468) be, and it is hereby, amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 289. Whoever, within the territorial limits of any State, organized Territory, or District, but within or upon any of the places now existing or hereafter reserved or acquired, described in section 272 of the Criminal Code (U.S.C., title 18, sec. 451), shall do or omit the doing of any act or thing which is not made penal by any laws of Congress, but which if committed or omitted within the jurisdiction of the State, Territory, or District in which such place is situated, by the laws thereof in force on June 1, 1933, and remaining in force at the time of the doing or omitting the doing of such act or thing, would be penal, shall be deemed guilty of a like offense and be subject to a like punishment."
Approved, June 15, 1933.