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Title: Selected Federal Asset Forfeiture Statutes, 2003
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Criminal Division
Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section
United States of America
Date Published: March 2003
Page Count: 159
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Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document explains selected Federal Asset Forfeiture Statutes.
Abstract: The document provides explanations for Title 7 (forfeiture of property involved in illegal food stamp transactions); Title 8 (seizure and forfeiture of conveyances, gross proceeds, and property traceable to such conveyances); Title 15 (civil forfeiture of coins and currency in confiscated gambling devices); Title 16 (forfeitures involving archaeological resources excavated or removed from Indian lands); Title 17 (seizure and forfeiture-phonorecords); and Title 18 (criminal and civil forfeiture). Title 19 pertains to importation offenses. Title 21 describes criminal and civil forfeitures. Title 22 describes exportation offenses. Title 26 describes forfeiture of machine guns, property used in violation of Internal Revenue laws, and other property subject to forfeiture. Title 28 pertains to jurisdictions, venue, appraisal of goods, fugitive disentitlement, and enforcement of foreign judgment. Title 31 describes the search and forfeiture of monetary instruments, bank records related to anti-money laundering programs, structuring transactions to evade reporting, reports relating to coins and currency, bulk cash smuggling, and the Department of Treasury Forfeiture Fund. Title 42 relates to criminal forfeiture in the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. Title 49 describes definitions, prohibitions, seizure and forfeiture, administrative, availability of certain appropriations, and relationship to other laws. Title 50 describes offenses and punishment for forfeitures of property (Trading with the Enemy Act) and Presidential Authorities. The Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure include pleas, criminal forfeiture, and motion to return property. Also included are the Supplemental Rules for Certain Admiralty and Maritime Cases special provisions and general provisions for In Rem Actions.
Main Term(s): Federal government; Forfeiture law
Index Term(s): Congressional information; Federal law violations; Federal legislation; Governmental planning; Law reform; Legislative issues; Search and seizure
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