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(H.R. 4220]

AN ACT For the protection of Government records. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of tho 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.

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(H.R. 5091)

AN ACT To amend section 289 of the Criminal Code Be & 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.

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(H.R. 5208)

AN ACT

To amend the probation law. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the first sentence of the second paragraph of section 2 of the Act of March 4, 1925, entitled “An Act to provide for the establishment of a probation system in the United States courts, except in the District of Columbia " (U.S.C., title 18, sec. 725), be, and the same is hereby, amended to read as follows: “At any time within the probation period the probation officer may arrest the probationer wherever found, without a warrant, or the court which has granted the probation may issue a warrant for his arrest, which warrant may be executed by either the probation officer or the United States marshal of either the district in which the probationer was put upon probation or of any district in which the probationer shall be found and, if the probationer shall be so arrested in a district other than that in which he has been put upon probation, any of said officers may return probationer to the district out of which such warrant shall have been issued.” Approved, June 16, 1933, 1:05 p.m.

(S. 2461)

AN ACT To amend an Act entitled “An Act to give the Supreme Court of the United

States authority to prescribe rules of practice and procedure with respect to proceedings in criminal cases after verdict.”

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of February 24, 1933 (ch. 119), entitled “An Act to give the Supreme Court of the United States authority to prescribe rules of practice and procedure with respect to proceedings in criminal cases after verdict” (U.S.C., title 28, sec. 723a), be, and the same is hereby, amended to read as follows:

“ That the Supreme Court of the United States shall have the power to prescribe, from time to time, rules of practice and procedure with respect to any or all proceedings after verdict, or finding of guilt by the court if a jury has been waived, or plea of guilty, in criminal cases in district courts of the United States, including the District Courts of Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Canal Zone, and Virgin Islands, in the Supreme Courts of the District of Columbia, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico, in the United States Court for China, in the United States Circuit Courts of Appeals, in the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia, and in the Supreme Court of the United States: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to give the Supreme Court the power to abridge the right of the accused to apply for withdrawal of a plea of guilty, if such application be made within ten days after entry of such plea, and before sentence is imposed.

“SEO. 2. The right of appeal shall continue in those cases in which appeals are now authorized by law, but the rules made as herein authorized may prescribe the times for and manner of taking appeals and applying for writs of certiorari and preparing records and bills of exceptions and the conditions on which supersedeas or bail may be allowed.

“ Sec. 3. The Supreme Court may fix the dates when such rules shall take effect and the extent to which they shall apply to proceedings then pending, and after they become effective aŭ laws in conflict therewith shall be of no further force."

Approved, March 8, 1934.

(H.R. 5862)

AN ACT To provide for the removal of American citizens and nationals accused of crimo

to and from the jurisdiction of any officer or representative of the United States vested with judicial authority in any country in which the United States exercises extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions of section 591 of title 18 of the United States Code, so far as applicable, shall apply within the jurisdiction of the United States in any country where the United States exercises extraterritorial jurisdiction for the arrest and removal therefrom to the United States, its Territories, Districts, or possessions, including the Panama Canal Zone and the Philippine Islands, or any other territory gov. erned, occupied, or controlled by it, of any citizen or national of the United States who is a fugitive from justice charged with or convicted of the commission of any crime or offense against the United States, and shall also apply throughout the United States, its Territories, Districts, and possessions, including the Panama Canal Zone and the Philippine Islands, as well as to any other territory governed, occupied, or controlled by the United States, for the arrest and removal therefrom to the jurisdiction of any officer or representative of the United States vested with judicial authority in any country in which the United States exercises extraterritorial jurisdiction, of any citizen or national of the United States who is a fugitive from justice charged with or convicted of the commission of any crime or offense against the United States in any country where it exercises extraterritorial jurisdiction. Such fugitive first mentioned may, by any officer or representative of the United States vested with judicial authority in any country in which the United States exercises extraterritorial jurisdiction and agreeably to the usual mode of process against offenders subject to such jurisdiction, be arrested and imprisoned or admitted to bail, as the case may be, pending the issuance of a warrant for his removal to the United States, its Territories, Districts, or possessions, including the Panama Canal Zone and the Philippine Islands, or any other territiry governed, occupied, or controlled by it, which warrant it shall be the duty of the principal officer or representative of the United States vested with judicial authority in the country where the fugitive shall be found seasonably to issue, and of the United States marshal or corresponding officer to execute. Such marshal or other officer, or the deputies of such marshal or officer, when engaged in executing such warrant without the jurisdiction of the court to which they are attached, shall have all the powers of a marshal of the United States so far as such powers are requisite for the prisoner's safekeeping and the execution of the warrant.

Seo. 2. Whenever the executive authority of any State, Territory, District, or possession of the United States, including the Panama

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