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87th Congress, H. R. 11793

October 9, 1962

An Act

76 STAT. 775. To provide criminal penalties for trafficking in phonograph records bearing

forged or evunterfeit labels.

Be it racted by the Senate and House of Reprexentatives of the United Statex of America in ('ongress assembled, That chapter 113, Phon raph Title 18, United States Coule, as amended, is further amended by adding records bearing at the end thereof the following new section:

forged labels. "§ 2318. Transportation, sale, or receipt of phonograph records Penalty for

transportation. bearing forged or counterfeit labels “Whoever knowingly and with fraudulent intent transports, causes to be transported, receives, sells, or offers for sale in interstate or foreign commerce any phonograph record, disk, wire, tape, film, or other article on which sounds are recorded, to which or upon which is stamped, pasted, or affixed any forged or counterfeited label, knowing the label to have been falsely made, forged, or counterfeited, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both."

Swc. 2. The chapter analysis of chapter 113, title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "Sec. 2318. Transpwrtation, sale, or receipt of phonograph records bearing forged

or counterfeit labels." Approved October 9, 1962.

87th Congress, H. R. 6691
October 15, 1962
An Act

76 STAT. 956. To amend title 18, United States Code, sections 871 and 3036, to proride penalties

for threats against the successors to the Presidency, to authorize their protection by the Secret Service, and for other purposes.

and successors. 69 Stat. 80.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That title 18, United President
States Code, section 871, is amended to read as follows:
“8 871. Threats against President and successors to the Presidency

“(a) Whoever knowingly and willfully deposits for conveyance in
the mail or for a delivery from any post office or by any letter carrier
any letter, paper, writing, print, missive, or document containing any
threat to take the life of or to inflict bodily harm upon the President of
the United States, the President-elect, the Vice President or other
officer next in the order of succession to the office of President of the
United States, or the Vice President-elect, or knowingly and willfully
otherwise makes any such threat against the President, President-
elect, Vice President or other officer next in the order of succession to
the office of President, or Vice President-elect, shall be fined not more Penalty.
than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.

“(b) The terms President-elect’ and ‘Vice President-elect' as used Definitions. in this section shall mean such persons as are the apparent successful candidates for the offices of President and Vice President, respectively, as ascertained from the results of the general elections held to determine the electors of President and Vice President in accordance with title 3, United States Code, sections 1 and 2. The phrase 'other 62 Stat. 672. officer next in the order of succession to the office of President' as used in this section shall mean the person next in the order of succession to act as President in accordance with title 3, United States Code, sections 19 and 20."

62 Stat. 677, Sec. 2. The analysis of chapter 41 of title 18, United States Code, 678. immediately preceding section 871 of such title is amended by deleting 18 USC 871"871. Threats against President, President-elect, and Vice President." and inserting in lieu thereof the following: 871. Threats against President and successors to the Presidency."

Sec. 3. The first independent clause of title 18, United States Code, section 3056, is amended to read as follows:

65 Stat. 122. "g 3056. Secret Service powers

“Subject to the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, the United States Secret Service, Treasury Department, is authorized to protect the person of the President of the United States, the members of his immediate family, the President-elect, the Vice President or other officer next in the order of succession to the office of President, and the Vice President-elect; protect a former President, at his request, for a reasonable period after he leaves office;". Approved October 15, 1962.

877.

87th Congress, s. 2795
October 16, 1962
An Act

76 STAT. 1071. To prohibit the use by collecting agencies and private detective agencies of

any name, emblem, or insignia which reasonably tends to convey the impression that any such agency is an agency of the government of the District of Columbia.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That no person D. D. engaged in the business of collecting or aiding in the collection of Insignia of deprivate debts or obligations, or engaged in furnishing private police, tective and colinvestigation, or other private detective services, shall use as part

lection agencies. of the name of such business, or employ in any communication, correspondence, notice, advertisement, círcular, or other writing or publication, the words “District of Columbia”, “District", the initials “D.C.", or any emblem or insignia utilizing any of the said terms as part of its design, in such manner as reasonably to convey the impression or belief that such business is a department, agency, bureau, or instrumentality of the municipal government of the District of Columbia or in any manner represents the District of Columbia. As used in this Act, the word "person" means and includes individuals, "Person." associations, partnerships, and corporations.

Sec. 2. Any person who violates this Act shall be punished by a penalty. fine of not more than $300 or by imprisonment for not more than ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

Sec. 3. All prosecutions for violations of this Act shall be conducted Prosecutions in the name of the District of Columbia by the Corporation Counsel for violations. or any of his assistants. As used in this Act the term “Corporation Counsel” means the attorney for the District of Columbia, by whatever title such attorney may be known, designated by the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia to perform the functions prescribed for the Corporation Counsel in this Act. Approved October 16, 1962,

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An Act

76 STAT. 1119. To strengthen the criminal laws relating to bribery, graft, and conflicts of

interest, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) so much Bribery, graft, of chapter 11 of title 18 of the United States Code as precedes section and conflicts 214 is amended to read as follows:

of interest.

18 USC 201 “CHAPTER 11-BRIBERY, GRAFT, AND CONFLICTS OF et seg.

INTEREST "Sec. 201. Bribery of public officials and witnesses. **202. Definitions. "203. Compensation of Members of Congress, officers and others, in matters

affecting the Government. "204. Practice in Court of Claims by Members of Congress. “205. Activities of officers and employees in claims against and other matters

affecting the Government. 206. Exemption of retired officers of the uniformed services. 207. Disqualification of former officers and employees in matters connected with

former duties or official responsibilities; disqualification of partners. “208. Acts affecting a personal financial interest. “209. Salary of Government officials and employees payable only by United

States. *210. Offer to procure appointive public office. --211. Acceptance or solicitation to obtain appointive public office. 212. Offer of loan or gratuity to bank examiner. **213. Acceptance of loan or gratuity by bank examiner. **214. Offer for procurement of Federal Reserve bank loan and discount of

commercial paper. 215. Receipt of commissions or gifts for procuring loans. *216. Receipt or charge of commissions or gifts for farm loan, land bank, or

small business transactions. *217. Acceptance of consideration for adjustment of farm indebtedness. “218. Voiding transactions in violation of chapter; recovery by the Cnited States. "S 201. Bribery of public officials and witnesses “(a) For the purpose of this section:

"'public official means Member of Congress, or Resident Com- Definitions. missioner, either before or after he has qualified, or an officer or employee or person acting for or on behalf of the United States, or any department, agency or branch of Government thereof, including the District of Columbia, in any official function, under or by authority of any such department, agency, or branch of Government, or a juror; and

‘person who has been selected to be a public official' means any person who has been nominated or appointed to be a public official, or has been officially informed that he will be so nominated or appointed; and

“ fofficial act' means any décision or action on any question, mat. ter, cause, suit, proceeding or controversy, which may at any time be pending, or which may by law be brought before any public

official, in his official capacity, or in his place of trust or profit. "(b) Whoever, directly or indirectly, corruptly gives, offers or promises anything of value to any public official or person who has been selected to be a public official, or offers or promises any public official or any person who has been selected to be a public official to give anything of value to any other person or entity, with intent

“(1) to influence any official act; or

“(2) to influence such public official or person who has been selected to be a public official to commit or aid in committing, or collude in, or allow, any fraud, or make opportunity for the commission of any fraud, on the United States; or

76 STAT. 1120.

"(3) to induce such public official or such person who has been selected to be a public official to do or omit to do any act

in violation of his lawful duty, or "(c) Whoever, being a public official or person selected to be a public official, directly or indirectly, corruptly asks, demands, exacts, solicits, seeks, accepts, receives, or agrees to receive anything of value for himself or for any other person or entity, in return for:

“(1) being influenced in his performance of any official act; or

“(2) being influenced to commit or aid in committing, or to collude in, or allow, any fraud, or make opportunity for the commission of any fraud, on the United States; or

“(3) being induced to do or omit to do any act in violation of his official duty; or "(d) Whoever, directly or indirectly, corruptly gives, offers, or promises anything of value to any person, or offers or promises such person to give anything of value to any other person or entity, with intent to influence the testimony under oath or affirmation of such first-mentioned person as a witness upon a trial, hearing, or other proceeding, before any court, any committee of either House or both Houses of Congress, or any agency, commission, or officer authorized by the laws of the United States to hear evidence or take testimony, or with intent to influence such person to absent himself therefrom; or

“(e) Whoever, directly or indirectly, corruptly asks, demands, exacts, solicits, seeks, accepts, receives, or agrees to receive anything of value for himself or for any other person or entity in return for being influenced in his testimony under oath or affirmation as a witness upon any such trial, hearing, or other proceeding, or in return for absenting himself therefrom

“Shall be fined not more than $20,000 or three times the monetary equivalent of the thing of value, whichever is greater, or imprisoned for not more than fifteen years, or both, and may be disqualified from holding any office of honor, trust, or profit under the United States.

“(f) whoever, otherwise than as provided by law for the proper discharge of official duty, directly or indirectly gives, offers, or promises anything of value to any public official, former public official, or person selected to be a public official, for or because of any official act performed or to be performed by such public official, former public official, or person selected to be a public official; or

“(g) Whoever, being a public official, former public official, or person selected to be a public official, otherwise than as provided by law for the proper discharge of official duty, directly or indirectly asks, demands, exacts, solicits, seeks, accepts, receives, or agrees to receive anything of value for himself for or because of any official act performed or to be performed by him; or

“(h) Whoever, directly or indirectly, gives, offers, or promises anything of value to any person, for or because of the testimony under oath or affirmation given or to be given by such person as a witness upon a trial, hearing, or other proceeding, before any court, any committee of either House or both Ilouses of Congress, or any agency, commission, or officer authorized by the laws of the United States to hear evidence or take testimony, or for or because of his absence therefrom; or

"(i) Whoever, directly or indirectly, asks, demands, exacts, solicits, seeks, accepts, receives, or agrees to receive anything of value for himself for or because of the testimony under oath or affirmation given or to be given by him as a witness upon any such trial, hearing, or other proceeding, or for or because of his absence therefrom

“Shall be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned for not more

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