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CITE

    21 USC Sec. 959                                             01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 21 - FOOD AND DRUGS
    CHAPTER 13 - DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
    SUBCHAPTER II - IMPORT AND EXPORT

HEAD

    Sec. 959. Possession, manufacture, or distribution of controlled
      substance

STATUTE

    (a) Manufacture or distribution for purpose of unlawful importation
      It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture or distribute
    a controlled substance in schedule I or II or flunitrazepam or
    listed chemical -
        (1) intending that such substance or chemical will be
      unlawfully imported into the United States or into waters within
      a distance of 12 miles of the coast of the United States; or
        (2) knowing that such substance or chemical will be unlawfully
      imported into the United States or into waters within a distance
      of 12 miles of the coast of the United States.
    (b) Possession, manufacture, or distribution by person on board
      aircraft
      It shall be unlawful for any United States citizen on board any
    aircraft, or any person on board an aircraft owned by a United
    States citizen or registered in the United States, to -
        (1) manufacture or distribute a controlled substance or listed
      chemical; or
        (2) possess a controlled substance or listed chemical with
      intent to distribute.
    (c) Acts committed outside territorial jurisdiction of United
      States; venue
      This section is intended to reach acts of manufacture or
    distribution committed outside the territorial jurisdiction of the
    United States. Any person who violates this section shall be tried
    in the United States district court at the point of entry where
    such person enters the United States, or in the United States
    District Court for the District of Columbia.

SOURCE

    (Pub. L. 91-513, title III, Sec. 1009, Oct. 27, 1970, 84 Stat.
    1289; Pub. L. 99-570, title III, Sec. 3161(a), Oct. 27, 1986, 100
    Stat. 3207-94; Pub. L. 104-237, title I, Sec. 102(a), (b), Oct. 3,
    1996, 110 Stat. 3100; Pub. L. 104-305, Sec. 2(b)(2)(A), Oct. 13,
    1996, 110 Stat. 3807.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT

      Schedules I and II, referred to in subsec. (a), are set out in
    section 812(c) of this title.

AMENDMENTS

      1996 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104-305 inserted "or flunitrazepam"
    after "schedule I or II" in introductory provisions.
      Pub. L. 104-237, Sec. 102(a), inserted "or listed chemical" after
    "schedule I or II" in introductory provisions and "or chemical"
    after "substance" in pars. (1) and (2).
      Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104-237, Sec. 102(b), inserted "or listed
    chemical" after "controlled substance" in pars. (1) and (2).
      1986 - Pub. L. 99-570 designated first sentence as subsec. (a)
    and inserted "or into waters within a distance of 12 miles of the
    coast of the United States" in pars. (1) and (2), added subsec.
    (b), and designated last two sentences as subsec. (c).
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