2014 US Code
Title 18 - Crimes and Criminal Procedure (Sections 1 - 6005)
Part I - Crimes (Sections 1 - 2725)
Chapter 51 - Homicide (Sections 1111 - 1122)
Sec. 1120 - Murder by escaped prisoners

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 51 - HOMICIDE
Sec. 1120 - Murder by escaped prisoners
Containssection 1120
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditAdded Pub. L. 103-322, title VI, §60012(a), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1973; amended Pub. L. 104-294, title VI, §601(c)(2), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3499.
Statutes at Large References108 Stat. 1973
110 Stat. 3499
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 103-322, Public Law 104-294

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18 U.S.C. § 1120 (2014)
§1120. Murder by escaped prisoners

(a) Definition.—In this section, "Federal correctional institution" and "term of life imprisonment" have the meanings stated in section 1118.

(b) Offense and Penalty.—A person, having escaped from a Federal correctional institution where the person was confined under a sentence for a term of life imprisonment, kills another shall be punished as provided in sections 1111 and 1112.

(Added Pub. L. 103–322, title VI, §60012(a), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1973; amended Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, §601(c)(2), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3499.)

AMENDMENTS

1996—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 104–294 substituted "Federal correctional institution" for "Federal prison".

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