[USC05] 18 USC 3281: Capital offenses
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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 3281: Capital offenses Text contains those laws in effect on June 14, 2021
From Title 18-CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDUREPART II-CRIMINAL PROCEDURECHAPTER 213-LIMITATIONS

§3281. Capital offenses

An indictment for any offense punishable by death may be found at any time without limitation.

(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 827 ; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, §330004(16), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2142 .)

Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., §§581a, 581b (Aug. 4, 1939, ch. 419, §§1, 2, 53 Stat. 1198 ).

Sections 581a and 581b of title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., were consolidated into this section without change of substance.


Editorial Notes

Amendments

1994-Pub. L. 103–322 struck out before period at end "except for offenses barred by the provisions of law existing on August 4, 1939".