US (United States) Code. Title 18. Chapter 117: Transportation for illegal sexual activity and related crimes

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18 USC CHAPTER 117 - TRANSPORTATION FOR ILLEGAL SEXUAL

ACTIVITY AND RELATED CRIMES 01/06/03

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TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

PART I - CRIMES

CHAPTER 117 - TRANSPORTATION FOR ILLEGAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY AND

RELATED CRIMES

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CHAPTER 117 - TRANSPORTATION FOR ILLEGAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY AND

RELATED CRIMES

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Sec.

2421. Transportation generally.

2422. Coercion and enticement.

2423. Transportation of minors.

2424. Filing factual statement about alien individual.

2425. Use of interstate facilities to transmit information about a

minor.

2426. Repeat offenders.

2427. Inclusion of offenses relating to child pornography in

definition of sexual activity for which any person can be charged

with a criminal offense.

AMENDMENTS

1998 - Pub. L. 105-314, title I, Sec. 101(b), 104(b), 105(b),

Oct. 30, 1998, 112 Stat. 2975-2977, added items 2425, 2426, and

2427.

1988 - Pub. L. 100-690, title VII, Sec. 7071, Nov. 18, 1988, 102

Stat. 4405, substituted ''individual'' for ''female'' in item 2424.

1986 - Pub. L. 99-628, Sec. 5(a)(1), (b)(2), Nov. 7, 1986, 100

Stat. 3511, substituted ''TRANSPORTATION FOR ILLEGAL SEXUAL

ACTIVITY AND RELATED CRIMES'' for ''WHITE SLAVE TRAFFIC'' as

chapter heading and substituted ''and enticement'' for ''or

enticement of female'' in item 2422.

1978 - Pub. L. 95-225, Sec. 3(b), Feb. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 9,

substituted ''Transportation of minors'' for ''Coercion or

enticement of minor female'' in item 2423.

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CHAPTER REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This chapter is referred to in sections 2251, 2252A, 2253, 2254,

3156, 4042 of this title; title 42 section 14135a.

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18 USC Sec. 2421 01/06/03

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TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

PART I - CRIMES

CHAPTER 117 - TRANSPORTATION FOR ILLEGAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY AND

RELATED CRIMES

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Sec. 2421. Transportation generally

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Whoever knowingly transports any individual in interstate or

foreign commerce, or in any Territory or Possession of the United

States, with intent that such individual engage in prostitution, or

in any sexual activity for which any person can be charged with a

criminal offense, or attempts to do so, shall be fined under this

title or imprisoned not more than 10 years, or both.

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(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 812; May 24, 1949, ch. 139, Sec.

47, 63 Stat. 96; Pub. L. 99-628, Sec. 5(b)(1), Nov. 7, 1986, 100

Stat. 3511; Pub. L. 105-314, title I, Sec. 106, Oct. 30, 1998, 112

Stat. 2977.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

1948 ACT

Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 397, 398, 401, 404

(June 25, 1910, ch. 395, Sec. 1, 2, 5, 8, 36 Stat. 825-827).

Section consolidates sections 397, 398, 401, and 404 of title 18,

U.S.C., 1940 ed.

Section 397 of title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., containing a

definition of the terms ''interstate commerce'' and ''foreign

commerce'' was omitted as unnecessary in view of the definition of

those terms in section 10 of this title.

Section 401 of title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., prescribing venue was

omitted as unnecessary in view of section 3237 of this title.

Section 403 of title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., was omitted. No

definition of ''Territory'' is necessary to the revised section as

it is phrased. Construction therein of ''person'' is covered by

section 1 of title 1, U.S.C., 1940 ed., General Provisions, as

amended. Last paragraph of said section relating to construction

of this chapter was omitted as surplusage.

Words ''Possession of the United States'' were inserted in three

places in view of mission of said section 403 of title 18, U.S.C.,

1940 ed., and, reference in that section to the Canal Zone is

covered by those words. This chapter applies to the Territory of

Hawaii. (See Sun Chong Lee v. United States, C.C.A. Hawaii, 1942,

125 F. 2d 95.)

Section 404 of title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., containing the short

title was omitted as not appropriate in a revision.

Reference to persons causing, procuring, aiding or assisting was

deleted as unnecessary because such persons are made principals by

section 2 of this title.

Words ''and upon conviction thereof'' were also deleted as

surplusage since punishment cannot be imposed until a conviction is

secured.

Words ''deemed guilty of a felony'' were deleted as unnecessary

in view of the definition of a felony in section 1 of this title.

(See reviser's note under section 550 of this title.)

Minor changes were also made in translations and phraseology.

1949 ACT

This section (section 47) corrects a typographical error in

section 2421 of title 18, U.S.C.

AMENDMENTS

1998 - Pub. L. 105-314 inserted ''or attempts to do so,'' before

''shall be fined'' and substituted ''10 years'' for ''five years''.

1986 - Pub. L. 99-628 amended section generally. Prior to

amendment, section read as follows:

''Whoever knowingly transports in interstate or foreign commerce,

or in the District of Columbia or in any Territory or Possession of

the United States, any woman or girl for the purpose of

prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose, or

with the intent and purpose to induce, entice, or compel such woman

or girl to become a prostitute or to give herself up to debauchery,

or to engage in any other immoral practice; or

''Whoever knowingly procures or obtains any ticket or tickets, or

any form of transportation or evidence of the right thereto, to be

used by any woman or girl in interstate or foreign commerce, or in

the District of Columbia or any Territory or Possession of the

United States, in going to any place for the purpose of

prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose, or

with the intent or purpose on the part of such person to induce,

entice, or compel her to give herself up to the practice of

prostitution, or to give herself up to debauchery, or any other

immoral practice, whereby any such woman or girl shall be

transported in interstate or foreign commerce, or in the District

of Columbia or any Territory or Possession of the United States -

''Shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than

five years, or both.''

1949 - Act May 24, 1949, corrected spelling of ''induce''.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 1961, 2253, 2254, 2255,

3486 of this title; title 8 section 1101; title 42 section 14135a.

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18 USC Sec. 2422 01/06/03

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TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

PART I - CRIMES

CHAPTER 117 - TRANSPORTATION FOR ILLEGAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY AND

RELATED CRIMES

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Sec. 2422. Coercion and enticement

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(a) Whoever knowingly persuades, induces, entices, or coerces any

individual to travel in interstate or foreign commerce, or in any

Territory or Possession of the United States, to engage in

prostitution, or in any sexual activity for which any person can be

charged with a criminal offense, or attempts to do so, shall be

fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 10 years, or

both.

(b) Whoever, using the mail or any facility or means of

interstate or foreign commerce, or within the special maritime and

territorial jurisdiction of the United States knowingly persuades,

induces, entices, or coerces any individual who has not attained

the age of 18 years, to engage in prostitution or any sexual

activity for which any person can be charged with a criminal

offense, or attempts to do so, shall be fined under this title,

imprisoned not more than 15 years, or both.

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(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 812; Pub. L. 99-628, Sec.

5(b)(1), Nov. 7, 1986, 100 Stat. 3511; Pub. L. 100-690, title VII,

Sec. 7070, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4405; Pub. L. 104-104, title V,

Sec. 508, Feb. 8, 1996, 110 Stat. 137; Pub. L. 105-314, title I,

Sec. 102, Oct. 30, 1998, 112 Stat. 2975.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 399 (June 25, 1910, ch.

395, Sec. 3, 36 Stat. 825).

Words ''deemed guilty of a felony'' were deleted as unnecessary

in view of definition of felony in section 1 of this title. (See

reviser's note under section 550 of this title.)

Words ''and on conviction thereof shall be'' were deleted as

surplusage since punishment cannot be imposed until a conviction is

secured.

The references to persons causing, procuring, aiding or assisting

were omitted as unnecessary as such persons are made principals by

section 2 of this title.

Words ''Possession of the United States'' were inserted twice.

(See reviser's note under section 2421 of this title.)

Minor changes were made in phraseology.

AMENDMENTS

1998 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105-314, Sec. 102(1), inserted ''or

attempts to do so,'' before ''shall be fined'' and substituted ''10

years'' for ''five years''.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105-314, Sec. 102(2), added subsec. (b) and

struck out former subsec. (b) which read as follows: ''Whoever,

using any facility or means of interstate or foreign commerce,

including the mail, or within the special maritime and territorial

jurisdiction of the United States, knowingly persuades, induces,

entices, or coerces any individual who has not attained the age of

18 years to engage in prostitution or any sexual act for which any

person may be criminally prosecuted, or attempts to do so, shall be

fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 10 years, or

both.''

1996 - Pub. L. 104-104 designated existing provisions as subsec.

(a) and added subsec. (b).

1988 - Pub. L. 100-690 substituted ''or'' for ''of'' before

''foreign commerce''.

1986 - Pub. L. 99-628 substituted ''and enticement'' for ''or

enticement of female'' in section catchline and amended text

generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: ''Whoever

knowingly persuades, induces, entices, or coerces any woman or girl

to go from one place to another in interstate or foreign commerce,

or in the District of Columbia or in any Territory or Possession of

the United States, for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery,

or for any other immoral purpose, or with the intent and purpose on

the part of such person that such woman or girl shall engage in the

practice of prostitution or debauchery, or any other immoral

practice, whether with or without her consent, and thereby

knowingly causes such woman or girl to go and to be carried or

transported as a passenger upon the line or route of any common

carrier or carriers in interstate or foreign commerce, or in the

District of Columbia or in any Territory or Possession of the

United States, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned

not more than five years, or both.''

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 1961, 2253, 2254, 2255,

3486, 3559 of this title; title 8 section 1101; title 42 section

14135a.

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18 USC Sec. 2423 01/06/03

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TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

PART I - CRIMES

CHAPTER 117 - TRANSPORTATION FOR ILLEGAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY AND

RELATED CRIMES

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Sec. 2423. Transportation of minors

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(a) Transportation With Intent To Engage in Criminal Sexual

Activity. - A person who knowingly transports an individual who has

not attained the age of 18 years in interstate or foreign commerce,

or in any commonwealth, territory or possession of the United

States, with intent that the individual engage in prostitution, or

in any sexual activity for which any person can be charged with a

criminal offense, or attempts to do so, shall be fined under this

title, imprisoned not more than 15 years, or both.

(b) Travel With Intent To Engage in Sexual Act With a Juvenile. -

A person who travels in interstate commerce, or conspires to do so,

or a United States citizen or an alien admitted for permanent

residence in the United States who travels in foreign commerce, or

conspires to do so, for the purpose of engaging in any sexual act

(as defined in section 2246) with a person under 18 years of age

that would be in violation of chapter 109A if the sexual act

occurred in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of

the United States shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not

more than 15 years, or both.

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(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 812; Pub. L. 95-225, Sec. 3(a),

Feb. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 8; Pub. L. 99-628, Sec. 5(b)(1), Nov. 7,

1986, 100 Stat. 3511; Pub. L. 103-322, title XVI, Sec. 160001(g),

Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2037; Pub. L. 104-71, Sec. 5, Dec. 23,

1995, 109 Stat. 774; Pub. L. 104-294, title VI, Sec. 601(b)(4),

604(b)(33), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3499, 3508; Pub. L. 105-314,

title I, Sec. 103, Oct. 30, 1998, 112 Stat. 2976; Pub. L. 107-273,

div. B, title IV, Sec. 4002(c)(1), Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1808.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 400 (June 25, 1910, ch.

395, Sec. 4, 36 Stat. 826).

Words ''deemed guilty of a felony'' were deleted as unnecessary

in view of definition of felony in section 1 of this title. (See

reviser's note under section 550 of this title.)

Words ''and on conviction thereof shall be'' were deleted as

surplusage since punishment cannot be imposed until a conviction is

secured.

Words ''Possession of the United States'' were inserted twice.

(See reviser's note under section 2421 of this title.)

Minor changes were made in phraseology.

AMENDMENTS

2002 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107-273 repealed Pub. L. 104-294,

Sec. 601(b)(4). See 1996 Amendment note below.

1998 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105-314, Sec. 103(1), added subsec.

(a) and struck out former subsec. (a) which read as follows:

''(a) Transportation With Intent To Engage in Criminal Sexual

Activity. - A person who knowingly transports any individual under

the age of 18 years in interstate or foreign commerce, or in any

Territory or Possession of the United States, with intent that such

individual engage in prostitution, or in any sexual activity for

which any person can be charged with a criminal offense, shall be

fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or

both.''

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105-314, Sec. 103(2), substituted ''15

years'' for ''10 years''.

1996 - Pub. L. 104-294, Sec. 604(b)(33), amended directory

language of Pub. L. 103-322, Sec. 160001(g). See 1994 Amendment

note below.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104-294, Sec. 601(b)(4), which made

amendment identical to that made by Pub. L. 104-71, was repealed by

Pub. L. 107-273. See 1995 Amendment note below.

1995 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104-71 substituted ''2246'' for

''2245''.

1994 - Pub. L. 103-322, as amended by Pub. L. 104-294, Sec.

604(b)(33), added subsec. (b) and substituted ''(a) Transportation

With Intent To Engage in Criminal Sexual Activity. - A person who''

for ''Whoever''.

1986 - Pub. L. 99-628 amended section generally, revising and

restating as one paragraph provisions formerly contained in subsec.

(a) and striking out subsec. (b) which provided definitions.

1978 - Pub. L. 95-225 substituted ''Transportation of minors''

for ''Coercion or enticement of minor female'' in section

catchline, designated existing provision as subsec. (a),

substituted provisions relating to conduct prohibiting the

transportation of minors for provisions relating to conduct

prohibiting the coercion or enticement of a minor female, and added

subsec. (b).

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2002 AMENDMENT

Pub. L. 107-273, div. B, title IV, Sec. 4002(c)(1), Nov. 2,

2002, 116 Stat. 1808, provided that the amendment made by section

4002(c)(1) is effective Oct. 11, 1996.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1996 AMENDMENT

Amendment by section 604(b)(33) of Pub. L. 104-294 effective

Sept. 13, 1994, see section 604(d) of Pub. L. 104-294, set out as a

note under section 13 of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 1961, 2253, 2254, 2255,

3486, 3559 of this title; title 8 section 1101; title 42 section

14135a.

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18 USC Sec. 2424 01/06/03

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TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

PART I - CRIMES

CHAPTER 117 - TRANSPORTATION FOR ILLEGAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY AND

RELATED CRIMES

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Sec. 2424. Filing factual statement about alien individual

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(a) Whoever keeps, maintains, controls, supports, or harbors in

any house or place for the purpose of prostitution, or for any

other immoral purpose, any individual, knowing or in reckless

disregard of the fact that the individual is an alien, shall file

with the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization a statement

in writing setting forth the name of such individual, the place at

which that individual is kept, and all facts as to the date of that

individual's entry into the United States, the port through which

that individual entered, that individual's age, nationality, and

parentage, and concerning that individual's procuration to come to

this country within the knowledge of such person; and

Whoever fails within five business days after commencing to keep,

maintain, control, support, or harbor in any house or place for the

purpose of prostitution, or for any other immoral purpose, any

alien individual to file such statement concerning such alien

individual with the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization;

or

Whoever knowingly and willfully states falsely or fails to

disclose in such statement any fact within that person's knowledge

or belief with reference to the age, nationality, or parentage of

any such alien individual, or concerning that individual's

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Shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 10

years, or both.

(b) In any prosecution brought under this section, if it appears

that any such statement required is not on file in the office of

the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization, the person

whose duty it is to file such statement shall be presumed to have

failed to file said statement, unless such person or persons shall

prove otherwise. No person shall be excused from furnishing the

statement, as required by this section, on the ground or for the

reason that the statement so required by that person, or the

information therein contained, might tend to criminate that person

or subject that person to a penalty or forfeiture, but no

information contained in the statement or any evidence which is

directly or indirectly derived from such information may be used

against any person making such statement in any criminal case,

except a prosecution for perjury, giving a false statement or

otherwise failing to comply with this section.

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(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 813; Pub. L. 91-452, title II,

Sec. 226, Oct. 15, 1970, 84 Stat. 930; Pub. L. 99-628, Sec. 5(c),

Nov. 7, 1986, 100 Stat. 3511; Pub. L. 103-322, title XXXIII, Sec.

330016(1)(I), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147; Pub. L. 104-208,

div. C, title III, Sec. 325, Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat. 3009-629.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 402(2), (3) (June 25,

1910, ch. 395, Sec. 6, 36 Stat. 826).

First paragraph of section 402 of title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., was

omitted from this section and recommended for transfer to Title 8,

Aliens and Nationality.

Words ''shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor'' were omitted as

unnecessary in view of the definition of a misdemeanor in section 1

of this title. (See reviser's note under section 212 of this

title.)

Minor changes were made in phraseology.

AMENDMENTS

1996 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104-208, Sec. 325(1), in first par.

substituted ''individual, knowing or in reckless disregard of the

fact that the individual is an alien'' for ''alien individual

within three years after that individual has entered the United

States from any country, party to the arrangement adopted July 25,

1902, for the suppression of the white-slave traffic'' and struck

out ''alien'' after ''the name of such''.

Pub. L. 104-208, Sec. 325(2), in second par. substituted ''five

business'' for ''thirty'' and struck out ''within three years after

that individual has entered the United States from any country,

party to the said arrangement for the suppression of the

white-slave traffic,'' after ''any alien individual''.

Pub. L. 104-208, Sec. 325(3), substituted ''10'' for ''two'' in

last par.

1994 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103-322 substituted ''fined under

this title'' for ''fined not more than $2,000'' in last par.

1986 - Pub. L. 99-628, Sec. 5(c)(1), substituted ''individual''

for ''female'' in section catchline.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99-628, Sec. 5(c)(2)-(4), (6), substituted

''individual'' for ''woman or girl'', ''that individual'' for

''she'', ''that individual's'' for ''her'', and ''that person's''

for ''his'' wherever appearing.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99-628, Sec. 5(c)(5), substituted ''that

person'' for ''him'' wherever appearing.

1970 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 91-452 substituted provisions that no

information contained in the statement or any evidence directly or

indirectly derived from such information be used against any person

making such statement in any criminal case, except a prosecution

for perjury, giving a false statement, or otherwise failing to

comply with this section, for provisions that no person be

prosecuted or subjected to any penalty or forfeiture under any law

of the United States for or on account of any transaction, etc.,

truthfully reported in his statement.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1970 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 91-452 effective on sixtieth day following

Oct. 15, 1970, and not to affect any immunity to which any

individual is entitled under this section by reason of any

testimony given before sixtieth day following Oct. 15, 1970, see

section 260 of Pub. L. 91-452, set out as an Effective Date;

Savings Provision note under section 6001 of this title.

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ABOLITION OF IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE AND TRANSFER OF

FUNCTIONS

For abolition of Immigration and Naturalization Service, transfer

of functions, and treatment of related references, see note set out

under section 1551 of Title 8, Aliens and Nationality.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 1961 of this title.

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18 USC Sec. 2425 01/06/03

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TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

PART I - CRIMES

CHAPTER 117 - TRANSPORTATION FOR ILLEGAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY AND

RELATED CRIMES

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Sec. 2425. Use of interstate facilities to transmit information

about a minor

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Whoever, using the mail or any facility or means of interstate or

foreign commerce, or within the special maritime and territorial

jurisdiction of the United States, knowingly initiates the

transmission of the name, address, telephone number, social

security number, or electronic mail address of another individual,

knowing that such other individual has not attained the age of 16

years, with the intent to entice, encourage, offer, or solicit any

person to engage in any sexual activity for which any person can be

charged with a criminal offense, or attempts to do so, shall be

fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.

-SOURCE-

(Added Pub. L. 105-314, title I, Sec. 101(a), Oct. 30, 1998, 112

Stat. 2975.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in title 42 section 14135a.

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18 USC Sec. 2426 01/06/03

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TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

PART I - CRIMES

CHAPTER 117 - TRANSPORTATION FOR ILLEGAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY AND

RELATED CRIMES

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Sec. 2426. Repeat offenders

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(a) Maximum Term of Imprisonment. - The maximum term of

imprisonment for a violation of this chapter after a prior sex

offense conviction shall be twice the term of imprisonment

otherwise provided by this chapter.

(b) Definitions. - In this section -

(1) the term ''prior sex offense conviction'' means a

conviction for an offense -

(A) under this chapter, chapter 109A, or chapter 110; or

(B) under State law for an offense consisting of conduct that

would have been an offense under a chapter referred to in

paragraph (1) if the conduct had occurred within the special

maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States; and

(2) the term ''State'' means a State of the United States, the

District of Columbia, and any commonwealth, territory, or

possession of the United States.

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(Added Pub. L. 105-314, title I, Sec. 104(a), Oct. 30, 1998, 112

Stat. 2976.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 2247 of this title.

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18 USC Sec. 2427 01/06/03

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TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

PART I - CRIMES

CHAPTER 117 - TRANSPORTATION FOR ILLEGAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY AND

RELATED CRIMES

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Sec. 2427. Inclusion of offenses relating to child pornography in

definition of sexual activity for which any person can be

charged with a criminal offense

-STATUTE-

In this chapter, the term ''sexual activity for which any person

can be charged with a criminal offense'' includes the production of

child pornography, as defined in section 2256(8).

-SOURCE-

(Added Pub. L. 105-314, title I, Sec. 105(a), Oct. 30, 1998, 112

Stat. 2977.)

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