18 USC Sec. 1072 01/05/2009
TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 49 - FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE
Sec. 1072. Concealing escaped prisoner
Whoever willfully harbors or conceals any prisoner after his
escape from the custody of the Attorney General or from a Federal
penal or correctional institution, shall be imprisoned not more
than three years.
(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 755.)
HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES
Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Secs. 753i, 910 (May 14,
1930, ch. 274, Sec. 10, 46 Stat. 327; May 27, 1930, ch. 339, Sec.
10, 46 Stat. 390).
Section consolidates similar language of said sections of title
18, U.S.C., 1940 ed. Remaining provisions are in section 752 of
Words "willfully harbors" were added in conformity with section
1071 of this title. Punishment for harboring violators of the
Espionage laws is provided in section 792 of this title. Punishment
for harboring deserters from the armed forces is provided in
section 1381 of this title.
Minor changes were made in phraseology.