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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 510                                             01/05/2009

EXPCITE

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

HEAD

    Sec. 510. Forging endorsements on Treasury checks or bonds or
      securities of the United States

STATUTE

      (a) Whoever, with intent to defraud -
        (1) falsely makes or forges any endorsement or signature on a
      Treasury check or bond or security of the United States; or
        (2) passes, utters, or publishes, or attempts to pass, utter,
      or publish, any Treasury check or bond or security of the United
      States bearing a falsely made or forged endorsement or signature;
    shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten
    years, or both.
      (b) Whoever, with knowledge that such Treasury check or bond or
    security of the United States is stolen or bears a falsely made or
    forged endorsement or signature buys, sells, exchanges, receives,
    delivers, retains, or conceals any such Treasury check or bond or
    security of the United States shall be fined under this title or
    imprisoned not more than ten years, or both.
      (c) If the face value of the Treasury check or bond or security
    of the United States or the aggregate face value, if more than one
    Treasury check or bond or security of the United States, does not
    exceed $1,000, in any of the above-mentioned offenses, the penalty
    shall be a fine under this title or imprisonment for not more than
    one year, or both.

SOURCE

    (Added Pub. L. 98-151, Sec. 115(a), Nov. 14, 1983, 97 Stat. 976;
    amended Pub. L. 101-647, title XXXV, Sec. 3514, Nov. 29, 1990, 104
    Stat. 4923; Pub. L. 103-322, title XXXIII, Sec. 330016(1)(H), (L),
    Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147; Pub. L. 104-294, title VI, Secs.
    602(e), 606(b), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3503, 3511; Pub. L. 107-
    273, div. B, title IV, Sec. 4002(a)(1), Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat.
    1806.)

AMENDMENTS

      2002 - Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 107-273 substituted "fine under this
    title" for "fine of under this title".
      1996 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104-294, Sec. 602(e), struck out
    "that in fact is stolen or bears a forged or falsely made
    endorsement or signature" after "bond or security of the United
    States".
      Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104-294, Sec. 606(b), substituted "$1,000"
    for "$500".
      1994 - Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 103-322, Sec. 330016(1)(L),
    substituted "fined under this title" for "fined not more than
    $10,000".
      Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103-322, Sec. 330016(1)(H), substituted
    "fined under this title" for "fined not more than $1,000".
      1990 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101-647 inserted semicolon after "or
    signature" in par. (2) and moved provisions beginning with "shall
    be fined" flush with left margin.
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