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87th Congress, s. 1750

October 3, 1961

An Act

75 STAT. 757.

To strengthen the Federal Firearms Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 of the Transportation Federal Firearms Act, as amended (52 Stat. 1250; 15 U.S.C. 901-909), of firearms. is further amended by repealing paragraph (6), by deleting the words "crime of violence” in paragraph (7) and inserting in lieu thereof the words "crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year", and by renumbering paragraphs (7) and (8) as paragraphs (6) and (7).

Sec. 2. Section 2 of such Act is amended by deleting the words "crime of violence” in subsections (d), (e), and (f) and inserting in lieu thereof the words “crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year". Approved October 3, 1961.

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87th Congress, H. R. 468
October 4, 1961
An Act

75 STAT. 795. To amend section 1073 of title 18, United States Code, the Fugitive Felon Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1073 of Crimes.
title 18 of the United States Code is amended to read as follows:

Fugitives from “Whoever moves or travels in interstate or foreign commerce with Justice. intent either (1) to avoid prosecution, or custody or confinement after 62 Stat. 755. conviction, under the laws of the place from which he flees, for a crime, or an attempt to commit a crime, punishable by death or which is a felony under the laws of the place from which the fugitive flees, or which, in the case of New Jersey, is a high misdemeanor under the Jaws of said State, or (2) to avoid giving testimony in any criminal proceedings in such place in which the commission of an offense punishable by death or which is a felony under the laws of such place, or which in the case of New Jersey, is a high misdemeanor under the laws of said State, is charged, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.”

"Violations of this section may be prosecuted only in the Federal judicial district in which the original crime was alleged to have been committed, or in which the person was held in custody or confinement and only upon formal approval in writing by the Attorney General or an Assistant Attorney General of the United States, which function of approving prosecutions may not be delegated." Approved October 4, 1961,

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87th Congress, s. 1750

October 3, 1961

An Act

75 STAT. 757.

To strengthen the Federal Firearms Act.

Be it enucted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 of the Transportation Federal Firearms Act, as amended (52 Stat. 1250; 15 U.S.C. 901-909), of firearms. is further amended by repealing paragraph (6), by deleting the words "crime of violence” in paragraph (7) and inserting in lieu thereof the words "crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year”, and by renumbering paragraphs (7) and (8) as paragraphs (6) and (7).

SEC. 2. Section 2 of such Act is amended by deleting the words “crime of violence” in subsections (d), (e), and (f) and inserting in lieu thereof the words "crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year". Approved October 3, 1961.

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87th Congress, H, R. 468
October 4, 1961
An Act

75 STAT. 795. To amend section 1073 of title 18, United States Code, the Fugitive Felon Act.

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Be it enacted by the Sennte and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1073 of Crimes. title 18 of the United States Code is amended to read as follows: Fugitives from

“Whoever moves or travels in interstate or foreign commerce with Justice. intent either (1) to avoid prosecution, or custody or confinement after 62 Stat. 755. conviction, under the laws of the place from which he flees, for a crime, or an attempt to commit a crime, punishable by death or which is a felony under the laws of the place from which the fugitive flees, or which, in the case of New Jersey, is a high misdemeanor under the Jaws of said State, or (2) to avoid giving testimony in any criminal proceedings in such place in which the commission of an offense punishable by death or which is a felony under the laws of such place, or which in the case of New Jersey, is a high misdemeanor under the laws of said State, is charged, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.”

*Violations of this section may be prosecuted only in the Federal judicial district in which the original crime was alleged to have been committed, or in which the person was held in custody or confinement and only upon formal approval in writing by the Attorney General or an Assistant Attorney General of the United States, which function of approving prosecutions may not be delegated.” Approved October 4, 1961.

87th Congress, H. R. 1777

October 4, 1961

An Act

75 STAT. 802. To amend title 18 of the United States Code to prohibit the transportation of

fraudulent State tax stamps in interstate and foreign commerce, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives af the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 2311 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended by inserting, imme

Counterfeiting.

62 Stat. 805. diately before the last paragraph, the following new paragraph:

“ Tax stamp' includes any tax stamp, tax token, tax meter imprint, "Tax stamp". or any other form of evidence of an obligation running to a State, or evidence of the discharge thereof;".

Sec. 2. Section 2314 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended as follows:

(a) by inserting after the word "securities” in the third paragraph thereof, the words“or tax stamps”, and

(b) by inserting after the word “security” in the fourth paragraph thereof, the words "or tax stamps”, and

(c) by amending the heading of section 2314 to read as follows: "§ 2314. Transportation of stolen goods, securities, moneys, fraud

ulent State tax stamps, or articles used in counter

feiting." Sec. 3. Section 2315 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended as follows:

(a) by inserting after the word "securities” wherever it appears in the second paragraph thereof, the words “or tax stamps”, and

(b) by inserting after the word “security” wherever it appears in the third paragraph thereof, the words “or tax stamp”, and

(c) by amending the heading of section 2315 to read as follows: “F 2315. Sale or receipt of stolen goods, securities, moneys, or

fraudulent State tax stamps.” Sec. 4. The section analysis of chapter 113 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended to read as follows:

"Chapter 113.--STOLEN PROPERTY "Sec. “2311. Definitions, “2312. Transportation of stolen vehicles. “2313. Sale or receipt of stolen vehicles. "2314. Transportation of stolen goods, securities, moneys, fraudulent State tax

stamps, or articles used in counterfeiting. "2315. Sale or receipt of stolen goods, securities, moneys, or fraudulent State

tax stamps. **2316. Transportation of cattle. “2317. Sale or receipt of cattle." Approved October 4, 1961.

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