TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 103 - ROBBERY AND BURGLARY
Sec. 2115. Post office
Whoever forcibly breaks into or attempts to break into any post
office, or any building used in whole or in part as a post office,
with intent to commit in such post office, or building or part
thereof, so used, any larceny or other depredation, shall be fined
under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 797; Pub. L. 104-294, title VI,
Sec. 601(a)(8), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3498.)
HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES
Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 315 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch.
321, Sec. 192, 335 Stat. 1125).
Mandatory punishment provisions were rephrased in the
Minor change in phraseology was made.
1996 - Pub. L. 104-294 substituted "fined under this title" for
"fined not more than $1,000".
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