2018 US Code
Title 19 - Customs Duties
Chapter 1 - Collection Districts, Ports, and Officers
Sec. 60 - Penalty for extortion

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Citation 19 U.S.C. § 60 (2018)
Section Name §60. Penalty for extortion
Section Text

Every officer of the customs who demands or receives any other or greater fee, compensation, or reward than is allowed by law, for performing any duty or service required from him by law, shall be liable to a penalty of $200 for each offense, recoverable to the use of the party aggrieved.

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(R.S. §2636.)

Editorial Notes CODIFICATION

R.S. §2636 derived from act Mar. 2, 1799, ch. 22, §73, 1 Stat. 680.

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Title 19 - CUSTOMS DUTIES
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 19 - CUSTOMS DUTIES
CHAPTER 1 - COLLECTION DISTRICTS, PORTS, AND OFFICERS
Sec. 60 - Penalty for extortion
Contains section 60
Date 2018
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 14, 2019
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 1 Stat. 680
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