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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 472                                             01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 25 - COUNTERFEITING AND FORGERY

HEAD

    Sec. 472. Uttering counterfeit obligations or securities

STATUTE

      Whoever, with intent to defraud, passes, utters, publishes, or
    sells, or attempts to pass, utter, publish, or sell, or with like
    intent brings into the United States or keeps in possession or
    conceals any falsely made, forged, counterfeited, or altered
    obligation or other security of the United States, shall be fined
    under this title or imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both.

SOURCE

    (June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 705; Pub. L. 103-322, title
    XXXIII, Sec. 330016(1)(K), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147; Pub. L.
    107-56, title III, Sec. 374(c), Oct. 26, 2001, 115 Stat. 340.)

HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

      Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 265 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch.
    321, Sec. 151, 35 Stat. 1116).
      Mandatory punishment provision was rephrased in the alternative.
      Changes in phraseology were made.
                                AMENDMENTS
      2001 - Pub. L. 107-56 substituted "20 years" for "fifteen years".
      1994 - Pub. L. 103-322 substituted "fined under this title" for
    "fined not more than $5,000".
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