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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 1071                                            01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 49 - FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE

HEAD

    Sec. 1071. Concealing person from arrest

STATUTE

      Whoever harbors or conceals any person for whose arrest a warrant
    or process has been issued under the provisions of any law of the
    United States, so as to prevent his discovery and arrest, after
    notice or knowledge of the fact that a warrant or process has been
    issued for the apprehension of such person, shall be fined under
    this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both; except
    that if the warrant or process issued on a charge of felony, or
    after conviction of such person of any offense, the punishment
    shall be a fine under this title, or imprisonment for not more than
    five years, or both.

SOURCE

    (June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 755; Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 771, 68
    Stat. 747; Pub. L. 103-322, title XXXIII, Sec. 330016(1)(H), (K),
    Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147; Pub. L. 107-273, div. B, title IV,
    Sec. 4003(a)(3), Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1811.)

HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

      Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 246 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch.
    321, Sec. 141, 35 Stat. 1114).
      Section 246 of title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., was divided. Part is
    in this section and the remainder is incorporated in section 752 of
    this title.
      Minor changes were made in phraseology.
                                AMENDMENTS
      2002 - Pub. L. 107-273 substituted "fine under this title" for
    "fine of under this title".
      1994 - Pub. L. 103-322 substituted "under this title" for "not
    more than $1,000" after "person, shall be fined" and for "not more
    than $5,000" after "shall be a fine of".
      1954 - Act Aug. 20, 1954, increased the penalty from 6 months to
    1 year where the violator harbored a person for whom process has
    been issued on a misdemeanor charge and inserted the penalty
    provision where the violation occurred after a person has been
    convicted of any offense or where a process has been issued for a
    felony.
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