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[82 STAT. 238]
[82 STAT. 238]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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Release. 62 Stat. 821; ^°i|*usc M413152. ^^^^^^^-

PUBLIC LAW 90-351-JUNE 19, 1968

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the appeal is not taken for purpose of delay and that the evidence is a substantial proof of the charge pending against the defendant." (jj^^ Sucli section is amended by striking out in the third paragraph from the end "the defendant shall be admitted to bail on his own recognizance'* and inserting "the defendant shall be released in accordance with chapter 207 of this title". SEC. 1302. Section 935 of the Act of March 3, 1901 (31 Stat. 1341) (D.C. Code, sec. 23-105), is amended—• (a) by inserting "(a)immediately before "In all'-; and (b) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(b) The United States may also appeal an order of the District of Columbia Court of General Sessions, granting a motion for return of.seized property or a motion to suppress evidence, made before the trial of a person charged with a violation of any law of the United States, if the United States attorney conducting the prosecution for such violation certifies to the judge who granted such motion that the appeal is not taken for purpose of delay and that the evidence is a substantial proof of the charge pending against the defendant. Pending the prosecution and determination of such appeal, the defendant, if in custody for.such violation, shall be released in accordance wnth chapter 207 of title 18, United States Code."' TITLE IX—ADDITIONAL GROUNDS FOR ISSUING WARRANT

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gj,(.^ 1401. (a) Chapter 204 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting imrnecliately after section 3103 the following new section: "§ 3103a. Additional grounds for issuing warrant "In addition to the grounds for issuing a warrant in section 3103 of this title, a warrant may be issued to search for and seize any property that constitutes evidence of a criminal offense in violation of the laws of the United States." (b) The table of sections for chapter 205 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 3103 the following: "3103a. Additional grounds for issuing warrant." TITLE X—PROHIBITING EXTORTION AND T H R E A T S IN THE DISTRICT O F COLUMBIA SEC. 1501. Whoever with intent to extort from any person, firm, association, or corporation, any money or other thing of value: (1) transmits within the District of Columbia any communication containing any demand or request for ransom or reward for the release of any kidnapped person, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than twenty years, or both; (2) transmits within the District of Columbia any communication containing any threat to kidnap any person or any threat to injure the person of another, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than twenty years, or both; or (3) transmits witliin the District of Columbia any communication containing any threat to injure the property or reputation of the recipient of the communication or of another or the reputation of a deceased person or any threat to accuse the recipient of the communication or any other person of a crime, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than twenty years, or both. SEC. 1502. Whoever threatens within the District of Columbia to kidnap any person or to injure the person of another or physically