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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2136

Appropriations authorization.

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

of the net amount of the fine, penalty, or forfeiture collected or $150,000, whichever is less. "(c) An officer or employee of the United States, a State, or a local government who provides information described in subsection (a) in the performance of official duties is not eligible for a reward under this section. "(d) There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this section.". (f) The table of contents of chapter 53 of title 31 is amended by adding the following new item after the item relating to section 5322: "5323. Rewards for informants.".

Post, p. 2143.

31 USC 321, 5311-5314, 5316-5322. Crimes and misdemeanors. Penalties.

(g) Section 1961(1) of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking out "or" after "(relating to embezzlement from union funds),"; and (2) by inserting before the semicolon at the end thereof the following: ", or (E) any act which is indictable under the Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act". CHAPTER X—MISCELLANEOUS VIOLENT CRIME AMENDMENTS PART A—MURDER-FOR-HIRE AND VIOLENT CRIMES IN AID OF RACKETEERING ACTIVITY

SEC. 1001. (a) Chapter 1 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended by adding a new section 16 as follows: 18 USC 16.

"§16. Crime of violence defined "The term 'crime of violence' means— "(a) an offense that has as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person or property of another, or "(b) any other offense that is a felony and that, by its nature, involves a substantial risk that physical force against the person or property of another may be used in the course of committing the offense.". (b) The analysis for chapter 1 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "16. Crime of violence defined.".

SEC. 1002. (a) Chapter 95 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding new sections 1952A and 1952B, following section 1952, as follows: 18 USC 1952A. Mail.

"§1952A. Use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder-for-hire "(a) Whoever travels in or causes another (including the intended victim) to travel in interstate or foreign commerce, or uses or causes another (including the intended victim) to use the mail or any facility in interstate or foreign commerce, with intent that a murder be committed in violation of the laws of any State or the United States as consideration for the receipt of, or as consideration for a promise or agreement to pay, anything of pecuniary value, shall be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned for not more than five years, or both; and if personal injury results, shall be fined not more