[USC07] 18 USC 2234: Authority exceeded in executing warrant
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18 USC 2234: Authority exceeded in executing warrant Text contains those laws in effect on December 14, 2017
From Title 18-CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDUREPART I-CRIMESCHAPTER 109-SEARCHES AND SEIZURES

§2234. Authority exceeded in executing warrant

Whoever, in executing a search warrant, willfully exceeds his authority or exercises it with unnecessary severity, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 803 ; Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, §601(a)(8), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3498 ; Pub. L. 107–273, div. B, title III, §3002(a)(3), Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1805 .)

Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., §631 (June 15, 1917, ch. 30, title XI, §21, 40 Stat. 230 ).

Minor changes were made in phraseology.

Amendments

2002-Pub. L. 107–273 inserted ", or both" after "year".

1996-Pub. L. 104–294 substituted "fined under this title" for "fined not more than $1,000".