2014 US Code
Title 18 - Crimes and Criminal Procedure (Sections 1 - 6005)
Part I - Crimes (Sections 1 - 2725)
Chapter 93 - Public Officers and Employees (Sections 1901 - 1924)
Sec. 1921 - Receiving Federal employees' compensation after marriage

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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 93 - PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
Sec. 1921 - Receiving Federal employees' compensation after marriage
Containssection 1921
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditAdded Pub. L. 89-554, §3(d), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 610; amended Pub. L. 103-322, title XXXIII, §330016(1)(I), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.
Statutes at Large References39 Stat. 745
63 Stat. 860
80 Stat. 610
108 Stat. 2147
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 89-554, Public Law 103-322

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18 U.S.C. § 1921 (2014)

§1921. Receiving Federal employees' compensation after marriage

Whoever, being entitled to compensation under sections 8107–8113 and 8133 of title 5 and whose compensation by the terms of those sections stops or is reduced on his marriage or on the marriage of his dependent, accepts after such marriage any compensation or payment to which he is not entitled shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

(Added Pub. L. 89–554, §3(d), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 610; amended Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, §330016(1)(I), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)

Historical and Revision Notes
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Statutes at Large

5 U.S.C. 760(L). Sept. 7, 1916, ch. 458, §10(L) 39 Stat. 745.
Oct. 14, 1949, ch. 691, §106(e), 63 Stat. 860.

The word "Whoever" is substituted for "If any person" to conform to the style of title 18.

The words "under sections 8107–8113 and 8133 of title 55" are substituted for "under this section or section 755 or 756 of this title" to reflect the codification of the sections in title 5, United States Code.

The words "or both" are substituted for "or by both such fine and imprisonment".

AMENDMENTS

1994—Pub. L. 103–322 substituted "fined under this title" for "fined not more than $2,000".

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