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Act of April 30, 1940, to provide for the transfer of U.S. prisoners in cer-

tain cases. (Public Law No. 503, 76th Cong.)

Act of July 10, 1940, to amend the law limiting the operation of statutes

of limitations in certain cases. (Public Law No. 736, 76th Cong.)-----

Act of May 31, 1940, authorizing the continuance of the Prison Industries

Reorganizatlon Administration, established by Executive Order Num-
bered 7194 of Sept. 26, 1935, to June 30, 1941. (Public Law No. 539,

1941).

Act of June 6, 1940, to amend section 289 of the Criminal Code. (Public

Law No. 548, 76th Cong.)

Act of June 6, 1940, to amend an Act entitled “An Act To Establish a

Board of Intermediate Sentence and Parole for the District of Colum-

bia, and To Determine Its Functions.” (Public Law No. 561, 76th

Cong.) -

Act of June 8, 1940, to make it a crime to wreck or attempt to wreck a

train engaged in interstate commerce. (Public Law No. 575, 76th

Cong.) -

Act of June 11, 1940, to amend the Criminal Code so as to confer concur-

rent jurisdiction on courts of the United States over crimes committed

on certain Federal reservations. (Public Law No. 598, 76th Cong.)---

Act of June 12, 1940, to amend sections 798 and 800 of the Code of Law

for the District of Columbia relating to murder in the first degree.

(Public Law No. 607, 76th Cong.) -

Act of June 17, 1940, authorizing the Bureau of Labor Statistics to collect

information as to amount and value of all goods produced in State and

Federal prisons. (Public Res. No. 85, 76th Cong.) -

Act of June 25, 1940, for the protection against unlawful use of badge,

medal, emblem, or other insignia of veterans' organizations incorporated

by act of Congress. (Public No. 663, 76th Cong.)---

Act of June 29, 1940, to amend certain laws governing Federal prisoners.

(Public Law No. 679, 76th Cong.).

Act of October 17, 1940, to require the registration of certain organizations

carrying on activities within the United States. (Public Law No. 870,

76th Cong.)-

Act of November 30, 1940, to amend the Act of April 20, 1918. An Act

to punish the willful injury or destruction of war material. (Public Law

No. 886, 76th Cong.).

Act of June 21, 1941, to provide for the transportation home of persons

who have been arrested and subsequently released without conviction

or convicted and placed on probation. (Public Law No. 116, 77th

Cong.)...

Act of July 9, 1941, to amend the Act of October 14, 1940. An Act to

make unlawful the transportation of convict-made goods in interstate

(Public Law No. 160, 77th Cong.)----

Act of August 18, 1941, to provide for the punishment of persons transport-

ing stolen cattle in interstate commerce. (Public Law No. 217, 77th

Cong.).

Act of August 21, 1941, to amend the Act of April 20, 1918, to punish the

willful injury or destruction of war material. (Public Law No. 234,

77th Cong.)-

Act of October 21, 1941, to amend the Act reorganizing the Administration

of Federal prisons. (Public Law No. 277, 77th Cong.)---

Act of November 15, 1941, to amend the Criminal Code in respect to firez

on the public domain or Indian lands or on certain lands owned or

leased by, or under the partial, concurrent, or exclusive jurisdiction of

the United States. (Public Law No. 293, 77th Cong.)---

Act of November 21, 1941, to extend the provisions of the Act of February

24, 1933, and of the Act of June 29, 1940, to proceedings to punish for

criminal contempt of court. (Public Law No. 313, 77th Cong.)-------

Act of April 29, 1942, to amend the Act entitled "An Act to Require the

Registration of Certain Persons Employed by Agencies To Disseminate

Act of May 9, 1942, to permit appeals by the United States to the circuit

courts of appeals in certain cases. (Public Law No. 543, 77th Cong.)-- 207

Act of August 24, 1942, to suspend temporarily the running of statutes of

limitations applicable to certain offenses. (Public Law No. 706, 77th

Cong.)..

209

Act of December 24, 1942, to amend the Act of April 20, 1918. (Public

Law No. 844, 77th Cong.).

210

Act of November 4, 1943, to amend the law of the District of Columbia

relating to the carrying of concealed weapons. (Public Law No. 182,

78th Cong.)---

211

Act of November 22, 1943, to amend section 36 of the Criminal Code.

(Public Law No. 188, 78th Cong.)----

212

Act of December 23, 1943, to limit private suits for penalties and damages

arising out of frauds against the United States. (Public Law No. 213,

78th Cong.)--

213

Act of March 22, 1944, to permit prosecutions after the lapse of a temporary

statute for offenses committed prior to its expiration. Public Law No.

261, 78th Cong.)..

215

Act of June 30, 1944, to implement the jurisdiction of service courts of

friendly foreign forces within the United States. (Public Law No. 384,

78th Cong.)--

216

Act of September 27, 1944, to provide for the punishment of persons

conspiring to violate the laws relating to counterfeiting. (Public Law

No. 438, 78th Cong.)--

218

Act of April 30, 1945, relating to escapes of prisoners of war and interned

enemy aliens. (Public Law No. 47, 79th Cong.).

219

Act of June 8, 1945, to amend the Criminal Code so as to punish anyone

injuring a party, witness, or juror on account of his having acted as

such. (Public Law No. 79, 79th Cong.).

220

Act of July 2, 1945, to amend section 927 of the Code of Law of the District

of Columbia, relating to insane criminals. (Public Law No. 110, 79th

Cong.).

222

Act of August 11, 1945, to amend sections 2720 (a) and 3260 (a) of the

Internal Revenue Code relating to the transfer tax, and the tax on

manufacturers and dealers, in the case of certain small-game guns.

(Public Law No. 177, 79th Cong.).

223

Act of September 24, 1945, to amend the Act of October 29, 1919, an Act

to punish the transportation of stolen motor vehicles in interstate or .

foreign commerce. (Public Law No. 184, 79th Cong.)-

224

Act of June 27, 1946, to create a Department of Corrections in the District

of Columbia. (Public Law No. 460, 79th Cong.)--

225

Act of July 3, 1946, to amend the Act entitled "An Act To Protect Trade

and Commerce Against Interference by Violence, Threats, Coercion,

or Intimidations”. (Public Law No. 486, 79th Cong.).-

227

Act of July 10, 1946, to amend section 5296 of the Revised Statutes, as

amended, relating to the discharge of indigent convicts for nonpayment

of fines. (Public Law No. 496, 79th Cong.)--

229

Act of July 24, 1946, to amend the law relating to larceny in interstate or

foreign commerce. (Public Law No. 534, 79th Cong.)

231

Act of March 10, 1947, to amend the Federal Firearms Act. (Public Law

No. 15, 80th Cong.).

233

Act of August 2, 1946, to make it a criminal offense for certain escaped

convicts to travel from one State to another. (Public Law No. 591,

79th Cong.)--

233

Act of June 21, 1947, to make criminally liable persons who negligently

allow prisoners in their custody to escape. (Public Law No. 97, 80th

Cong.)...

234

Act of April 16, 1947, to amend section 3 of the Act of July 24, 1946.

(Public Law No. 37, 80th Cong.)

234

Act of May 11, 1948, to authorize the expenditure of income from Federal

Prison Industries, Incorporated, for training of Federal prisoners.

Act of June 29, 1948, authorizing extension of the functions and duties of

Federal Prison Industries, Incorporated, to military disciplinary barracks.

(Public Law No. 821, 80th Cong.).

Act of June 25, 1948, to amend section 2 of an Act approved March 4,

1925, as amended. (Public Law No. 785, 80th Cong.)

Act of June 9, 1948, to provide for the treatment of sexual psychopaths, in

the District of Columbia. (Public Law No. 615, 80th Cong.). --

Act of June 10, 1949, to provide for the settlement of claims of persons

employed in Federal penal and correctional institutions for damage to or

loss or destruction of personal property occurring incident to their service.

(Public Law No. 93, 81st Cong.)

Act of June 29, 1949, to provide for the administration of the Central

Intelligence Agency, established pursuant to section 102, National

Security Act of 1947. (Public Law No. 110, 81st Cong.)-

Act of August 18, 1949, relating to the policing of the building and grounds

of the Supreme Court of the United States. (Public Law No. 250, 81st

Cong.)..

Act of August 31, 1949, the transfer from the Administrator of Veterans

Affairs to the Attorney General of the United States for the use of the

Bureau of Prisons. (Public Law No. 279, 81st Cong.)

Act of October 6, 1949, to authorize the purchase of additional farming

lands for Leavenworth Penitentiary. (Public Law No. 332, 81st

Cong.)

Act of May 10, 1950, to amend titles 18 and 28, United States Code, with

respect to the time of reporting to Congress rules of procedure adopted

by the Supreme Court for criminal, civil, and admiralty cases and the

time of their taking effect. (Public Law No. 510, 81st Cong.)---

Act of May 13, 1950, to enhance further the security of the United States

by preventing disclosures of information concerning the cryptographic

systems and the communications intelligence activities of the United

States. (Public Law No. 513, 81st Cong.).

Act of May 27, 1950, to amend section 1462 of title 18 of tbe United States

Code, with respect to the importation or transportation of obscene

matter, (Public Law No. 531, 81st Cong.)

Act of June 15, 1950, to amend the laws of the United States relating to

civil acts or offenses consummated or committed on the high seas on

board a vessel belonging to the United States, to the Midway Islands,

Wake Island, Johnston Island, Sand Island, Kingman Reef, Kure Island,

Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Canton Island, and

Enderbury Island. (Public Law No. 553, 81st Cong.) -

Act of August 16, 1950, to authorize the exclusion from the mails of all

obscene, lewd, lascivious, indecent, filthy, or vile articles, matters, things,

devices, or substances. (Public Law No. 699, 81st Cong.).

Act of September 23, 1950, Internal Security Act of 1950. (Public Law

No. 831, 81st Cong.).

Act of September 30, 1950, to provide a system for the treatment and

rehabilitation of youth offenders, to improve tbe administration of

criminal justice. (Public Law No. 865, 81st Cong.)---

Act of January 2, 1951, to prohibit transportation of gambling devices in

interstate and foreign commerce. (Public Law No. 906, 81st Cong.)---

Act of January 10, 1951, to amend sections 3052 and 3107 of title 18,

United States Code, relating to the powers of the Federal Bureau of

Investigation. (Public Law No. 915, 81st Cong.)--

Act of June 26, 1951, to amend section 6 of the Criminal Intelligence

Agency Act of 1949. (Public Law No. 53, 82d Cong.)-

Act of June 29, 1951, to amend section 4164 of title 18, United States Code,

relating to conditional release of Federal prisoners. (Public Law No.

62, 82d Cong.)

Act of June 30, 1951, to amend chapter 213 of title 18 of the United States

Code. (Public Law No. 65, 82d Cong.).

Act of July 16, 1951, to amend title 18 of the United States Code, entitled

“Crimes and Criminal Procedure” to provide basic authority for certain

Act of July 31, 1951, to amend section 4202 of title 18, United States Code,

relating to parole of Federal prisoners. (Public Law No. 98, 824

Cong.).

Act of August 28, 1951, to amend section 1732 of title 28, United States

Code. (Public Law No. 129, 82d Cong.)--

Act of October 27, 1951, to authorize the use of appropriations for re-

funding moneys erroneously received and covered for the refund of

forfeited bail. * (Public Law No. 223, 82d Cong.)---

Act of March 5, 1952, to secure the attendance of witnesses from without

the District of Columbia in criminal proceedings. (Public Law No. 272,

82d Cong.)

Act of April 8, 1952, to extend the Youth Corrections Act to the District

Columbia. (Public Law No. 300, 82d Cong.)

Act of May 9, 1952, to authorize the Attorney General to admit persons

committed by State courts to Federal penal and correctional institu-

tions when facilities are available. (Public Law No. 333, 82d Cong.)---

Act of May 15, 1952, to assist Federal prisoners in their rehabilitation.

(Public Law No. 342, 82d Cong.).

Act of May 21, 1952, to amend the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code

which relate to machine guns and short barrelled firearms, so as to

impose a tax on the making of sawed-off shotguns and to extend such

provisions to Alaska and Hawaii. (Public Law No. 353, 82d Cong.)--

Act of June 12, 1952, to amend the Act creating a juvenile court for the

District of Columbia, approved March 19, 1906, as amended. (Public

Law No. 388, 82d Cong.) -

Act of July 9, 1952, to amend the Act entitled “An Act To Assist Federal

Prisoners in Their Rehabilitation." (Public Law No. 473, 82d Cong.)---

Act of July 10, 1952, to amend section 508 of title 14, United States Code.

(Public Law No. 489, 82d Cong.)---

Act of July 12, 1952, to confer Federal jurisdiction to prosecute certain

common-law crimes of violence when such crimes are committed on an

American airplane in flight over the high seas or over waters within the

admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States. (Public Law

No. 514, 82d Cong.)--

Act of July 12, 1952, to amend sections (D) of 12 of the Subversive Activi-

ties Control Act of 1950. (Public Law No. 516, 82d Cong.)

Act of June 29, 1953, to provide for the more effective prevention, detec-

tion, and punishment of crime in the District of Columbia. (Public Law

No. 85, 83d Cong.).

Act of August 13, 1953, to further amend the Act of June 15, 1917, as

amended. (Public Law No. 264, 83d Cong.).

Act of July 29, 1954, to amend section 7(d) of the Internal Security Act of

1950. (Public Law No. 557, 83d Cong.)--

Act of July 30, 1954, to permit all civil actions against the United States for

recovery of taxes erroneously or illegally assessed or collected to be

brought in the district courts with right of trial by jury. (Public Law

No. 559, 83d Cong.)---

Act of August 20, 1954, to permit the compelling of testimony under cer-

tain conditions and to grant immunity from prosecution in connection

therewith. (Public Law No. 600, 83d Cong.)--

Act of August 20, 1954, to amend section 1071 of title 18, United States

Code, relating to the concealing of persons from arrest, so as to increase

the penalties therein provided. (Public Law No. 602, 83d Cong.)..

Act of August 20, 1954, to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide

for the punishment of persons who jump bail. (Public Law No. 603,

83d Cong.)---

Act of August 24, 1954, to outlaw the Communist Party, to prohibit

members of the Communist organizations from serving in certain

representative capacities. (Public Law No. 637, 83d Čong.).

Act of August 27, 1954, to amend section 709 of title 18, United States

Code, so as to protect the name of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Act of August 28, 1954, to amend section 2201 of title 28, United States

Code, to extend the Federal Declaratory Judgements Act to the

Territory of Alaska. (Public Law No. 682, 83d Cong.) -

Act of August 31, 1954, to authorize and direct the investigation by the

Attorney General of certain offenses. (Public Law No. 725, 83d

Cong.).

Act of September 1, 1954, to prohibit payment of annuities to officers and

employees of the United States convicted of certain offenses. (Public

Law No. 769, 83d Cong.)---

Act of September 3, 1954, to amend the Immigration and Nationality

Act to provide for the loss of nationality of persons convicted of certain

crimes. (Public Law No. 772, 83d Cong.).

Act of September 3, 1954, to revise and extend the laws relating to espionage

and sabotage. (Public Law No. 777, 83d Cong.).

Act of June 1, 1955, to amend title 18, United States Code, section 871 to

provide penalties for threats against the president-elect and the vice-

president. (Public Law No. 53, 84th Cong.)---

Act of June 28, 1955, to amend title 18 of the United States Code, relating

to the mailing and transportation of obscene matter. (Public Law

No. 95, 84th Cong.)---

Act of June 28, 1955, to authorize certain officers and employees of the

Department of State and the Foreign Service to carry firearms. (Public

Law No. 104, 84th Cong.)----

Act of July 7, 1955, to amend section 4004, title 18, United States Code,

relating to administering oaths and taking acknowledgements by

officials of the Federal penal and correctional institutions. (Public Law

No. 136, 84th Cong.)---

Act of July 26, 1955, to amend subsection (e) (1) of section 13A of the

Subversive Activities Control Act of 1950 to change from two years to

three years the standard contained therein. (Public Law No. 173,

84th Cong.)-

Act of August 5, 1955, to provide for 5-year terms of office for members of

the Subversive Activities Control Board with one of such terms expiring

in each calendar year. (Public Law No. 254, 84th Cong.)

Act of August 9, 1955, to prohibit the employment by the Government of

the United States of persons who are disloyal or who participate in or

assert the right to strike against the Government of the United States.

(Public Law No. 330, 84th Cong.).

Act of April 6, 1956, to amend title 18 of the United States Code, so as to

make it a criminal offense to move or travel in interstate commerce with

intent to avoid prosecution, or custody or confinement after conviction,

for arson. (Public Law No. 474, 84th Cong.).

Act of May 28, 1956, to amend title 18 of the United States Code, so as to

provide for the punishment of persons who assist in the attempted escape

of persons in Federal custody. (Public Law No. 544, 84th Cong.)----

Act of July 9, 1956, to provide punishment for certain confidence game

swindlers. (Public Law No. 661, 84th Cong.)

Act of July 14, 1956, to punish the willful damaging or destroying of

aircraft or motor vehicles, and their facilities. (Public Law No. 709,

84th Cong.)-

Act of July 24, 1956, to amend title 18 of the United States Code, so as

to increase the penalties, applicable to seditious conspiracy, advocating

overthrow of government, and conspiracy to advocate overthrow of

government. (Public Law No. 766, 84th Cong.).

Act of July 27, 1956, to authorize the Postmaster General to hold and

detain mail for temporary periods in certain cases. (Public Law No. 821,

84th Cong.).

Act of August 1, 1956, to amend title 18, entitled "Crimes and Criminal

Procedure” of the United States Code, to provide a criminal sanction

for the embezzlement or theft of the property of Indian tribunal organ-

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