U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 1460. Possession With Intent to Sell, and Sale, of Obscene Matter on Federal Property

     (a) Whoever, either—

     (1) in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, or on any land or building owned by, leased to, or otherwise used by or under the control of the Government of the United States; or

     (2) in the Indian country as defined in section 1151 of this title,

knowingly sells or possesses with intent to sell an obscene visual depiction shall be punished by a fine in accordance with the provisions of this title or imprisoned for not more than 2 years, or both.

     (b) For the purposes of this section, the term "visual depiction" includes undeveloped film and videotape but does not include mere words.

(Added Pub. L. 100–690, title VII, § 7526(a), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4503; amended Pub. L. 101–647, title III, § 323(c), Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4819.)

Amendments

     1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–647, § 323(c)(1), struck out "or a visual depiction of a minor engaging in or assisting another person to engage in sexually explicit conduct," after "visual depiction" in concluding provisions.

     Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 101–647, § 323(c)(2), amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows: "For the purposes of this section—

"(1) the term `visual depiction’ includes undeveloped film and videotape but does not include mere words; and

"(2) the terms `minor’ and `sexually explicit conduct’ have the meaning given those terms in chapter 110 of this title."

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