2012 US Code
Title 18 - Crimes and Criminal Procedure
Part II - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (§§ 3001 - 3771)
Chapter 204 - REWARDS FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING TERRORIST ACTS AND ESPIONAGE (§§ 3071 - 3077)
Section 3071 - Information for which rewards authorized

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
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Contained WithinTitle 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART II - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 204 - REWARDS FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING TERRORIST ACTS AND ESPIONAGE
Sec. 3071 - Information for which rewards authorized
Containssection 3071
Date2012
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 15, 2013
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Short Titles1984 Act to Combat International Terrorism.</p>
Source CreditAdded Pub. L. 98-533, title I, §101(a), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2706; amended Pub. L. 103-359, title VIII, §803(a), Oct. 14, 1994, 108 Stat. 3438.
Statutes at Large References98 Stat. 2706
108 Stat. 3438
115 Stat. 363
116 Stat. 1781
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 98-533, Public Law 103-359, Public Law 107-56, Public Law 107-273

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REWARDS FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING TERRORIST ACTS AND ESPIONAGE - 18 U.S.C. § 3071 (2012)
§3071. Information for which rewards authorized

(a) With respect to acts of terrorism primarily within the territorial jurisdiction of the United States, the Attorney General may reward any individual who furnishes information—

(1) leading to the arrest or conviction, in any country, of any individual or individuals for the commission of an act of terrorism against a United States person or United States property; or

(2) leading to the arrest or conviction, in any country, of any individual or individuals for conspiring or attempting to commit an act of terrorism against a United States person or property; or

(3) leading to the prevention, frustration, or favorable resolution of an act of terrorism against a United States person or property.


(b) With respect to acts of espionage involving or directed at the United States, the Attorney General may reward any individual who furnishes information—

(1) leading to the arrest or conviction, in any country, of any individual or individuals for commission of an act of espionage against the United States;

(2) leading to the arrest or conviction, in any country, of any individual or individuals for conspiring or attempting to commit an act of espionage against the United States; or

(3) leading to the prevention or frustration of an act of espionage against the United States.

(Added Pub. L. 98–533, title I, §101(a), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2706; amended Pub. L. 103–359, title VIII, §803(a), Oct. 14, 1994, 108 Stat. 3438.)

Amendments

1994—Pub. L. 103–359 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).

Short Title

Pub. L. 98–533, §1, Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2706, provided that: “This Act [enacting this chapter and section 2708 of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse, amending sections 2669, 2678 and 2704 of Title 22, enacting provisions set out as a note under section 5928 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees and amending provisions set out as a note under section 2651 of Title 22] may be cited as the ‘1984 Act to Combat International Terrorism’.”

Attorney General's Authority To Pay Rewards To Combat Terrorism

Pub. L. 107–56, title V, §501, Oct. 26, 2001, 115 Stat. 363, which provided that funds available to Attorney General could be used for payment of rewards to combat terrorism and defend Nation against terrorist acts, in accordance with procedures and regulations established or issued by Attorney General, and set forth conditions in making such rewards, was repealed by Pub. L. 107–273, div. A, title III, §301(c)(1), Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1781.

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