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demnation proceedings have been instituted under sections 480, 500, 513-519, 521, 552, and 563 of Title 16, or sections 1010-1012 of Title 7, or under statutory authority for addition to a park or wildlife refuge or upon any Indian reservation or lands belonging to or occupied by any tribe or group of Indians under authority of the United States, or upon any Indian allotment while the title to the same shall be held in trust by the Government, or while the same shall remain inalienable by the allottee without the consent of the United States, unless an allottee sets or causes to be set any fire in the reasonable exercise of his proprietary rights in the allotment, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 52, 35 Stat. 1098; Nov. 15, 1941, ch. 472, § 1, 55 Stat. 763.)

§ 107. (Criminal Code, section 53.) Failure to extinguish fires built on public, etc., lands.—Whoever shall build a fire or cause a fire to be built in or near any forest, timber, or other inflammable material upon any lands owned, controlled or leased by, or under the partial, concurrent, or exclusive jurisdiction of the United States, including lands under contract for purchase or for the acquisition of which condemnation proceedings have been instituted under sections 480, 500, 513-519, 521, 552, and 563 of Title 16, or under sections 1010-1012 of Title 7, or under statutory authority for addition to a park or wildlife refuge, any Indian reservation, or lands belonging to or occupied by any tribe or group of Indians under the authority of the United States, or any Indian allotment while the title to the same shall be held in trust by the United States, or while the same shall remain inalienable by the allottee without the consent of the United States, shall, before leaving said fire, totally extinguish the same; and whoever shall neglect and omit totally to extinguish said fire or whoever shall permit or suffer said fire to burn or spread beyond his control or whoever shall leave or suffer said fire to burn unattended in such places, shall be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned not more than six months without hard labor, or both. (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 53, 35 Stat. 1098; June 25, 1910, ch. 431, § 6, 36 Stat. 857; Nov. 15, 1941, ch. 472, § 2, 55 Stat. 764.)

8 109. (Criminal Code, section 55.) Trespassing on Bull Run National Forest.-Whoever, except forest rangers and other

, persons employed by the United States to protect the forest Federal and State officers in the discharge of their duties, and the employees of the water board of the city of Portland, State of Oregon, shall knowingly trespass upon any part of the reserve known as Bull Run National Forest, in the Cascade Mountains, in the State of Oregon, or shall enter thereon for the purpose of grazing stock, or shall engage in grazing stock thereon, or shall permit stock of any kind to graze thereon, shall be fined not more than $500, or imprisoned not more than six months, or both. (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, $ 55, 35 Stat. 1099.)

DERIVATION Act Apr. 28, 1904, ch. 1774, 33 Stat. 526, which was repealed by act Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 341, 35 Stat. 1153.

§ 110. (Criminal Code, section 56.) Breaking fences or driving cattle on inclosed public lands.-Whoever shall knowingly and unlawfully break, open, or destroy any gate, fence, hedge, or wall inclosing any lands of the United States which, in pursuance of any law, have been reserved or purchased by the United States for any public use; or whoever shall drive any cattle, horses, hogs, or other livestock upon any such lands for the purpose of destroying the grass or trees on said lands, or where they may destroy the said grass or trees; or whoever shall knowingly permit his cattle, horses, hogs or other livestock, to enter through any such inclosure upon any such lands of the United States, where such cattle, horses, hogs, or other livestock may or can destroy the grass or trees or other property of the United States on the said lands, shall be fined not more than $500, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. Nothing in this section shall be construed to apply to unreserved public lands. (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 56, 35 Stat. 1099.)

DERIVATION Act Mar. 3, 1875, ch. 151, $$ 2, 3, 18 Stat. 481, 482, which was repealed by act Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 341, 35 Stat. 1153.

111. (Criminal Code, section 57.) Injuring or removing survey marks.—Whoever shall willfully destroy, deface, change, or remove to another place any section corner, quarter-section corner, or meander post, on any Government line of survey, or shall willfully cut down any witness tree or any tree blazed to mark the line of a Government survey, or shall willfully deface, change, or remove any monument or bench mark of any Government survey, shall be fined not more than $250, or imprisoned not more than six months, or both. (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, $ 57, 35 Stat. 1099.)

DERIVATION Act June 10, 1896, ch. 398, § 1, 29 Stat. 343, which was repealed by aci Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 341, 35 Stat. 1153.

§ 116. (Criminal Code, section 60.) Injuries to telegraph lines. -Whoever shall willfully or maliciously injure or destroy any of the works, property, or material of any telegraph, telephone, or cable line, or system, operated or controlled by the United States, whether constructed or in process of construction, or shall willfully or maliciously interfere in any way with the working or use of any such line, or system, or shall willfully or maliciously obstruct, hinder, or delay the transmission of any communication over any such line, or system, shall be fined not more than $1,000, or imprisoned not more than three years, or both. (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, $ 60, 35 Stat. 1099.)

DERIVATION Act June 23, 1874, ch. 461, 18 Stat. 250, which was repealed by act Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 341, 35 Stat. 1153.

§ 117. (Criminal Code, section 61.) Counterfeiting weather forecasts.--Whoever shall knowingly issue or publish any counterfeit weather forecast or warning of weather conditions falsely representing such forecast or warning to have been issued or published by the Weather Bureau, United States Signal Service, or other branch of the Government service, shall be fined not more than $500, or imprisoned not more than ninety days, or both. (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, $ 61, 35 Stat. 1100.)

DERIVATION Acts Aug. 8, 1894, ch. 238, 28 Stat. 274; Mar. 2, 1895, ch. 169, 28 Stat. 737; Apr. 25, 1896, ch. 140, 29 Stat. 108; act Mar. 3, 1905, ch. 1405, 33 Stat. 864, which were repealed by act Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 341, 35 Stat. 1153.

§ 118. (Criminal Code, section 62.) Molesting Animal Industry employees; using deadly weapon.-Whoever shall forcibly assault, resist, oppose, prevent, impede, or interfere with any officer or employee of the Bureau of Animal Industry of the Department of Agriculture in the execution of his duties, or on account of the execution of his duties, shall be fined not more than $1,000, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both; and whoever shall use any deadly or dangerous weapon in resisting any officer or employee of the Bureau of Animal Industry of the Department of Agriculture in the execution of his duties, with intent to commit a bodily injury upon him or to deter or prevent him from discharging his duties, or on account of the performance of his duties, shall be fined not more than $1,000, or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, $ 62, 35 Stat. 1100.)

DERIVATION Act Mar. 3, 1905, ch. 1496, § 5, 33 Stat. 1265, which though not specifically repealed by act Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 341, 35 Stat. 1153, was impliedly repealed by its incorporation in this section.

§ 130. Counterfeiting Government seal; fraudulently or wrongfully affixing seal of executive departments to certificate or instrument or wrongfully using such certificate or instrument.-Whoever shall fraudulently or wrongfully affix or impress the seal of any executive department, or of any bureau, commission, or office of the United States, to or upon any certificate, instrument, commission, document, or paper of any description; or whoever, with knowledge of its fraudulent character, shall with wrongful or fraudulent intent use, buy, procure, sell, or transfer to another any such certificate, instrument, commission, document, or paper, to which or upon which said seal has been so fraudulently affixed or impressed, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. (June 15, 1917, ch. 30, title X, $ 1,40 Stat. 227.)

CROSS REFERENCE Jurisdiction of offenses under this section, see section 574 of this title. $ 131. Falsely making or forging seal of executive department.

Whoever shall falsely make, forge, counterfeit, mutilate, or alter, or cause or procure to be made, forged, counterfeited, mutilated, or altered, or shall willingly assist in falsely making, forging, counterfeiting, mutilating, or altering the seal of any executive department, or any bureau, commission, or office of the United States, or whoever shall knowingly use, affix, or impress any such fraudulently made, forged, counterfeited, mutilated, or

altered seal to or upon any certificate, instrument, commission, document, or paper, of any description, or whoever with wrongful or fraudulent intent shall have possession of any such falsely made, forged, counterfeited, mutilated, or altered seal, knowing same to have been so falsely made, forged, counterfeited, mutilated, or altered, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both. (June 15, 1917, ch. 30, title X, $ 2, 40 Stat, 228.)

§ 132. Falsely making or forging . naval, military or official pass.—Whoever shall falsely make, forge, counterfeit, alter, or tamper with any naval, military, or official pass or permit, issued by or under the authority of the United States, or with wrongful or fraudulent intent shall use or have in his possession any such pass or permit, or shall personate or falsely represent himself to be or not to be a person to whom such pass or permit has been duly issued, or shall willfully allow any other person to have or use any such pass or permit, issued for his use alone, shall be fined not more than $2,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. (June 15, 1917, ch. 30, title X, 3, 40 Stat. 228.)

§ 146. Counterfeiting, altering, or uttering Government transportation requests. Whoever shall falsely make, forge, or counterfeit, or cause or procure to be falsely made, forged, or counterfeited, or shall willingly aid or assist in falsely making, forging, or counterfeiting, in whole or in part, any form or request in similitude of the form or request provided by the Government for requesting a common carrier to furnish transportation on account of the United States or any department or branch thereof, or shall knowingly alter, or cause or procure to be altered, or shall willingly aid or assist in so altering, any form or request provided by the Government for requesting a common carrier to furnish transportation on account of the United States or any department or branch thereof, or whoever shall knowingly pass, utter, publish, or sell, or attempt to pass, utter, publish, or sell, any such false, forged, counterfeited, or altered form or request, shall upon conviction be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both. (Dec. 11, 1926, ch. 2, § 1, 44 Stat. 917.)

§ 147. Same; possession of plates and use thereof; printing.Whoever, except by lawful authority, shall have control, custody, or possession of any plate, stone, or other thing, or any part thereof, from which has been printed or may be printed any form or request for Government transportation, or shall use such plate, stone, or other thing, or knowingly permit or suffer the same to be used in making any such form or request or any part of such a form or request, or whoever shall make or engrave or cause or procure to be made or engraved, or shall assist in making or engraving, any plate, stone, or other thing, in the likeness of any plate, stone, or other thing designated for the printing of the genuine issues of the form or request for Government transportation; or whoever shall print, photograph, or in any other manner make, execute, or sell, or cause to be printed, photographed, made, executed, or sold, or shall aid in printing, photographing,

making, executing, or selling, any engraving, photograph, print, or impression in the likeness of any genuine form or request for Government transportation, or any part thereof; or whoever shall bring into the United States or any place subject to the jurisdiction thereof, any plate, stone, or other thing, or engraving, photograph, print, or other impression of the form or request for Government transportation, shall upon conviction be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both. (Dec. 11, 1926, ch. 2, § 2, 44 Stat. 918.)

§ 148. Same; detecting violations; use of Secret Service Division.—The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to direct and use the Secret Service Division of the Treasury Department to detect, arrest, and deliver into custody of the United States marshal having jurisdiction any person or persons violating any of the provisions of sections 146 and 147 of this title. (Dec. 11, 1926, ch. 2, § 3, 44 Stat. 918.)

§ 149. Payment made for influence exerted in procuring appointive public office prohibited.—It shall be unlawful to pay or offer or promise to pay any sum of money, or any other thing of value, to any person, firm, or corporation in consideration of the use or promise to use any influence, whatsoever, to procure any appointive office under the Government of the United States for any person whatsoever. (Dec. 11, 1926, ch. 3, § 1, 44 Stat. 918.)

$ 150. Payments received for influence exerted in obtaining appointive public office prohibited. It shall be unlawful to solicit or receive from anyone whatsoever, either as a political contribution, or for personal emolument, any sum of money or thing of valué, whatsoever, in consideration of the promise of support, or use of influence, or for the support or influence of the payee, in behalf of the person paying the money, or any other person, in obtaining any appointive office under the Government of the United States. (Dec. 11, 1926, ch. 3, § 2, 44 Stat. 918.)

§ 151. Punishment for violating provisions of sections 149 and 150.-Anyone convicted of violating sections 149 and 150 of this title shall be punished by imprisonment of not more than one year, or by a fine of not more than $1,000, or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Dec. 11, 1926, ch. 3, § 3, 44 Stat. 918.)

OFFENSES RELATING TO OFFICIAL DUTIES 8 171. (Criminal Code, section 85.) Extortion.—Every officer, clerk, agent, or employee of the United States, and every person representing himself to be or assuming to act as such Officer, clerk, agent, or employee, who, under color of his office, clerkship, agency, or employment, or under color of his pretended or assumed office, clerkship, agency, or employment, is guilty of extortion, and every person who shall attempt any act which if performed would make him guilty of extortion, shall be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 85, 35 Stat. 1104.)

DERIVATION R. S. § 5481, as amended by act June 28, 1906, ch. 3574, 34 Stat. 546, which was revised from act Mar. 3, 1825, ch. 65, 4 Stat. 118 and repealed by act Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 341, 35 Stat. 1153.

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