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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

98 STAT. 2143

PART N—RACKETEERING IN OBSCENE MATTER

SEC. 1020. Section 1961(1) of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) in clause (A) by inserting after "extortion," the following: "dealing in obscene matter,"; and (2) in clause (B) by inserting after "section 1343 (relating to wire fraud)," the following: "sections 1461-1465 (relating to obscene matter),".

Ante, p. 2136.

CHAPTER XI—SERIOUS NONVIOLENT OFFENSES

Crimes and misdemeanors. Penalties.

PART B—WARNING THE SUBJECT OF A SEARCH

SEC. 1103. Section 2232 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended— (a) by deleting in the first paragraph "shall be fined not more than $2,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both" and inserting in lieu thereof "shall be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned more than five years, or both; (b) by adding a new paragraph as follows: "Whoever, having knowledge that any person authorized to make searches and seizures has been authorized or is otherwise likely to make a search or seizure, in order to prevent the authorized seizing or securing of any person, goods, wares, merchandise or other property, gives notice or attempts to give notice of the possible search or seizure to any person shall be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.". PART C—PROGRAM FRAUD AND BRIBERY

SEC. 1104. (a) Chapter 31 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended by adding a new section 666 as follows: "§ 666. Theft or bribery concerning programs receiving Federal funds "(a) Whoever, being an agent of an organization, or of a State or local government agency, that receives benefits in excess of $10,000 in any one year period pursuant to a Federal program involving a grant, a contract, a subsidy, a loan, a guarantee, insurance, or another form of Federal assistance, embezzles, steals, purloins, willfully misapplies, obtains by fraud, or otherwise knowingly without authority converts to his own use or to the use of another, property having a value of $5,000 or more owned by or under the care, custody, or control of such organization or State or local government agency, shall be imprisoned for not more than ten years and fined not more than $100,000 or an amount equal to twice that which was obtained in violation of this subsection, whichever is greater, or both so imprisoned and fined. "(b) Whoever, being an agent of an organization, or of a State or local government agency, described in subsection (a), solicits, demands, accepts, or agrees to accept anything of value from a person or organization other than his employer or principal for or because of the recipient's conduct in any transaction or matter or a series of transactions or matters involving $5,000 or more concerning the affairs of such organization or State or local government agency, shall be imprisoned for not more than ten years or fined not

State and local governments. 18 USC 666.