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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 2342                                            01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 114 - TRAFFICKING IN CONTRABAND CIGARETTES AND SMOKELESS
                   TOBACCO

HEAD

    Sec. 2342. Unlawful acts

STATUTE

      (a) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to ship,
    transport, receive, possess, sell, distribute, or purchase
    contraband cigarettes or contraband smokeless tobacco.
      (b) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to make any
    false statement or representation with respect to the information
    required by this chapter to be kept in the records of any person
    who ships, sells, or distributes any quantity of cigarettes in
    excess of 10,000 in a single transaction.

SOURCE

    (Added Pub. L. 95-575, Sec. 1, Nov. 2, 1978, 92 Stat. 2464; amended
    Pub. L. 109-177, title I, Sec. 121(a)(2), (b)(2), Mar. 9, 2006, 120
    Stat. 221, 222.)

AMENDMENTS

      2006 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109-177, Sec. 121(b)(2), inserted "or
    contraband smokeless tobacco" after "contraband cigarettes".
      Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 109-177, Sec. 121(a)(2), substituted
    "10,000" for "60,000".
                              EFFECTIVE DATE
      Subsec. (a) of this section effective Nov. 2, 1978, and subsec.
    (b) of this section effective on first day of first month beginning
    more than 120 days after Nov. 2, 1978, see section 4 of Pub. L. 95-
    575, set out as a note under section 2341 of this title.
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