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PUBLIC LAW 79—JULY 16, 1951

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States, any such coin, knowing the same to be altered, defaced, mutilated, impaired, diminished, falsified, scaled, or lightened— "Shall be fined not more than $2,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both." 62 Stat. 706.

SEC. 2. Section 475 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as f o l l o w s:

"§ 475. Imitating obligations or securities; advertisements "Whoever designs, engraves, prints, makes, or executes, or utters, issues, distributes, circulates, or uses any business or professional card, notice, placard, circular, handbill, or advertisement in the likeness or similitude of any obligation or security of the United States issued under or authorized by any Act of Congress or writes, prints, or otherwise impresses upon or attaches to any such instrument, obligation, or security, or any coin of the United States, any business or professional card, notice, or advertisement, or any notice or advertisement whatever, shall be fined not more than $500." 62 Stat. 709.

§£0. 3. Section 489 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "§ 489. Making or possessing likeness of coins

"Whoever, within the United States, makes or brings therein from any foreign country, or possesses with intent to sell, give away, or in any other manner uses the same, except under authority of the Secretary of the Treasury or other proper officer of the United States, any token, disk, or device in the likeness or similitude as to design, color, or the inscription thereon of any of the coins of the United States or of any foreign country issued as money, either under the authority of the United States or under the authority of any foreign government shall be fined not more than $100." 62 Stat. 818.

62 Stat. 715.

62 Stat. 69^792.

62 Stat. 680.

62 Stat. 705.

SEC. 4. Section 3056 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to

read as follows: "§ 3056. Secret Service powers "Subject to the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, the United States Secret Service, Treasury Department, is authorized to protect the person of the President of the United Stales and members of his immediate family, the President-elect, and the Vice President at his request; detect and arrest any person committing any offense against the laws of the United States relating to coins, obligations, and securities of the United States and of foreign governments; detect and arrest any person violating any of the provisions of sections 508 and 509 of this title and, insofar as the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal land banks, joint-stock land banks and national farm loan associations are concerned, of sections 218,221,433,493, 657, 709, 1006, 1007, 1011, 1013, 1014, 1907, and 1909 of this title; detect and arrest any person violating any laws of the United States directly concerning official matters administered by and under the direct control of the Treasury Department; execute warrants issued under the authority of the United States; carry firearms; offer and pay rewards for services or information looking toward the apprehension of criminals; and perform such other functions and duties as are authorized by law." SEC. 5. (a) Section 201 of title 3, United States Code, is hereby repealed. (b) The analysis of chapter 3 of title 3, United States Code, is amended by striking out the item "201. Protection of President and family authorized.". (c) The analysis of chapter 25 of title 18, United States Code, immediately preceding section 471 of such title, is amended by striking out the words "; publisher's illustrations excepted" in item 489. Approved July 16, 1951.