[USC02] 18 USC 1429: Penalties for neglect or refusal to answer subpena
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

18 USC 1429: Penalties for neglect or refusal to answer subpena Text contains those laws in effect on September 19, 2021
From Title 18-CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDUREPART I-CRIMESCHAPTER 69-NATIONALITY AND CITIZENSHIP

§1429. Penalties for neglect or refusal to answer subpena

Any person who has been subpenaed under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 336 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to appear at the final hearing of an application for naturalization, and who shall neglect or refuse to so appear and to testify, if in the power of such person to do so, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.

(Added June 27, 1952, ch. 477, title IV, §402(b), 66 Stat. 276 ; amended Pub. L. 97–116, §18(u)(1), Dec. 29, 1981, 95 Stat. 1621 ; Pub. L. 101–649, title IV, §407(c)(21), Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 5041 ; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, §330016(1)(K), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147 .)


Editorial Notes

References in Text

Subsection (d) of section 336 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, referred to in text, is classified to section 1447(d) of Title 8, Aliens and Nationality.

Amendments

1994-Pub. L. 103–322 substituted "fined under this title" for "fined not more than $5,000".

1990-Pub. L. 101–649 substituted "an application" for "a petition".

1981-Pub. L. 97–116 substituted "subsection (d)" for "subsection (e)".


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of 1990 Amendment; Savings Provisions

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–649 effective Nov. 29, 1990, with general savings provisions, see section 408(a)(3) and (d) of Pub. L. 101–649, set out as a note under section 1421 of Title 8, Aliens and Nationality.

Effective Date of 1981 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–116 effective Dec. 29, 1981, see section 21(a) of Pub. L. 97–116, set out as a note under section 1101 of Title 8, Aliens and Nationality.