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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

98 STAT. 2051

(2) by inserting in paragraph (3) ", if practicable," after "remove it"; (d) in subsection (d), by inserting "any o f after "alleged to have been incurred, under"; (e) in subsection (e)— (1) by inserting "civilly or criminally" in the first sentence after "Whenever property is"; and (2) by striking out in paragraph (3) "and remove it for disposition" and inserting in lieu thereof "and dispose of it"; and (f) by inserting at the end thereof the following new subsections: "(h) All right, title, and interest in property described in subsection (a) shall vest in the United States upon commission of the act giving rise to forfeiture under this section. "(i) The filing of an indictment or information alleging a violation of this title or title III which is also related to a civil forfeiture proceeding under this section shall, upon motion of the United States and for good cause shown, stay the civil forfeiture proceeding. "(j) In addition to the venue provided for in section 1395 of title 28, United States Code, or any other provision of law, in the case of property of a defendant charged with a violation that is the basis for forfeiture of the property under this section, a proceeding for forfeiture under this section may be brought in the judicial district in which the defendant owning such property is found or in the judicial district in which the criminal prosecution is brought.". SEC. 307. Part A of title III of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section:

21 USC 951.

"CRIMINAL FORFEITURES

"SEC. 1017. Section 413 of title II, relating to criminal forfeitures, shall apply in every respect to a violation of this title punishable by imprisonment for more than one year.". SEC. 308. The table of contents of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 is amended— (a) by adding immediately after

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"Sec. 412. Applicability of treaties and other international agreements.".

the following new items: "Sec. 413. Criminal forfeitures. "Sec. 414. Investment of illicit drug profits.".

and (b) by adding immediately after "Sec. 1016. Authority of Secretary of the Treasury.".

the following new item: "Sec. 1017. Criminal forfeitures.". PART C

SEC. 309. (a) Section 511(e)(1) of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 (21 U.S.C. 881(e)(1)) is amended by adding after "retain the property for official use" the following: "or transfer the custody or ownership of any forfeited property to any Federal, State, or local agency pursuant to section 616 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1616)". (b) Section 511(e) of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 (21 U.S.C. 881(e)) is amended by inserting

Post, p. 2055.