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89th Congress, H. R. 6848
July 7, 1965
79 STAT, 210, To amend section 35 of title 18 of the United States Code relating to the
imparting or conveying of false information.
Be it enucted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in ('ongress assembled, That subsection (a) of section 35 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended to read 75 Stat. 751. as follows:
“(a) Whoever imparts or conveys or causes to be imparted or conveyed false information, knowing the information to be false, concerning an attempt or alleged attempt being made or to be made, to do any act which would be a crime prohibited by this chapter or chapter 97 or chapter 111 of this title shall be subject to a civil penalty 18 USC 1991, of not more than $1,000 which shall be recoverable in a civil action 2271. brought in the name of the United States."
Approved July 7, 1965.
89th Congress, H. R. 6507
July 7, 1965
79 STAT 212,
To make section 1952 of title 18, United States Code, applicable to travel in aid of arson.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsection (b)
(2) of section 1952 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read 75 Stat. 499. as follows:
"(2) extortion, bribery, or arson in violation of the laws of the State in which committed or of the United States."
Approved July 7, 1965.
89th Congress, H. R. 6964
September 10, 1965
To amend section 1082 of title 18. I'nited States Code, to facilitate the rehabili.
tation of persons convicted of offenses against the United States.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 4082 U. S. prisoners, of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read:
62 Stat. 850. “8 4082. Commitment to Attorney General; residential treatment
centers; extension of limits of confinement; work
furlough "(a) A person convicted of an offense against the United States shall be committed, for such term of imprisonment as the court may direct, to the custody of the Attorney General of the United States, who shall designate the place of confinement where the sentence shall be served.
“(b) The Attorney General may designate as a place of confinement any available, suitable, and appropriate institution or facility, whether maintained by the Federal Government or otherwise, and whether within or without the judicial district in which the person was convicted, and may at any time transfer a person from one place of confinement to another.
"(c) The Attorney General may extend the limits of the place of confinement of a prisoner as to whom there is reasonable cause to believe he will honor his trust, by authorizing him, under prescribed conditions, to
“(1) visit a specifically designated place or places for a period not to exceed thirty days and return to the same or another institution or facility: An extension of limits may be granted only to permit a visit to a dying relative, attendance at the funeral of a relative, the obtaining of medical services not otherwise available, the contacting of prospective employers, or for any other compelling reason consistent with the public interest; or
* (2) work at paid employment or participate in a training program in the community on a voluntary basis while continuing as a prisoner of the institution or facility to which he is committed, provided that
79 STAT. 674. "(i) representatives of local union central bodies or simi- 79 STAT. 675. lar labor union organizations are consulted;
"(ii) such paid employment will not result in the displacement of employed workers, or be applied in skills, crafts, or trades in which there is a surplus of available gainful labor in the locality, or impair existing contracts for services; and
“(iii) the rates of pay and other conditions of employment will not be less than those paid or provided for work of similar nature in the locality in which the work is to be
performed. A prisoner authorized to work at paid employment in the community under this subsection may be required to pay, and the Attorney General is authorized to collect, such costs incident to the prisoner's confinement as the Attorney General deems appropriate and reasonable. Collections shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts. “(d) The willful failure of a prisoner to remain within the extended limits of his confinement, or to return within the time prescribed to an institution or facility designated by the Attorney General, shall be
79 STAT. 675.
18 USC 751-757.
62 Stat. 734; 77 Stat. 834.
deemed an escape from the custody of the Attorney General punishable as provided in chapter 35 of this title.
(e) The authority conferred upon the Attorney General by this section shall extend to all persons committed to the National Training School for Boys.
"(f) As used in this section--
"the term facility shall include a residential community treatment center; and
"the term relative' shall mean a spouse, child (including stepchild, adopted child or child as to whom the prisoner, though not a natural parent, has acted in the place of a parent), parent (including a person who, though not a natural parent, has acted in the place of a parent), brother, or sister."
SEC. 2. The chapter analysis of section 4082 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read:
"Sec. 4082. Commitment to Attorney General; residential treatment centers, extension of limits of confinement; work furlough."
SEC. 3. Sections 751 and 752 of title 18, United States Code, are amended by inserting the words "or facility" following the word "institution".
Approved September 10, 1965.
HOUSE REPORT No. 694 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
Aug. 2: Considered and passed House.
Aug. 18: Considered and passed Senate, amended.
89th Congress, H. R. 9570
79 STAT. 788
To amend the Federal Firearms Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury
to relieve applicants from certain provisions of the Act if he determines that the granting of relief would not be contrary to the public interest, and that the applicant would not be likely to conduct his operations in an unlawful
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representutives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Federal Federal FireFirearms Act, as amended (52 Stat. 1250; 15 U.S.C. 901 et seq.), is ams Act, amendamended by adding at the end thereof the following new section:
“Sec. 10. A person who has been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year (other than a crime involving the use of a firearm or other weapon or a violation of this Act or of the National Firearms Act) may make application to the 68A Stat. 721; Secretary of the Treasury for relief from the disabilities under this 72 Stat. 1428. Act incurred by reason of such conviction, and the Secretary of the 26 USC 5849. Treasury may grant such relief if it is established to his satisfaction that the circumstances regarding the conviction, and the applicant's record and reputation, are such that the applicant will not be likely to conduct his operations in an unlawful manner, and that the granting of the relief would not be contrary to the public interest. A licensee conducting operations under this Act, who makes application for relief from the disabilities incurred under this Act by reason of such a conviction, shall not be barred by such conviction from further operations under his license pending final action on an application for relief filed pursuant to this section. Whenever the Secretary of the Publication in Treasury grants relief to any person pursuant to this section, he shall Federal Register. promptly publish in the Federal Register notice of such action, together with the reasons therefor."
Approved September 15, 1965.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
HOUSE REPORT No. 708 (Comm. on Ways & Means).
Aug. 17: Considered and passed House.