[USC02] 26 USC 5871: Penalties
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26 USC 5871: Penalties Text contains those laws in effect on January 16, 2020
From Title 26-INTERNAL REVENUE CODESubtitle E-Alcohol, Tobacco, and Certain Other Excise TaxesCHAPTER 53-MACHINE GUNS, DESTRUCTIVE DEVICES, AND CERTAIN OTHER FIREARMSSubchapter D-Penalties and Forfeitures

§5871. Penalties

Any person who violates or fails to comply with any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than $10,000, or be imprisoned not more than ten years, or both.

(Added Pub. L. 90–618, title II, §201, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1234 ; amended Pub. L. 98–473, title II, §227, Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2030 .)

Prior Provisions

A prior section 5871, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 729 , consisted of provisions similar to those comprising this section, prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 90–618.

Provisions similar to those comprising this section were contained in prior section 5861, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 729 , prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 90–618.

Amendments

1984-Pub. L. 98–473 struck out ", and shall become eligible for parole as the Board of Parole shall determine" after "or both".

Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Pub. L. 98–473, title II, §235(a)(1)(B)(ii)(IV), Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2032 , provided that the amendment made by section 227 of Pub. L. 98–473 is effective Oct. 12, 1984.

Effective Date

Section effective on first day of first month following October 1968, see section 207(a) of Pub. L. 90–618, set out as a note under section 5801 of this title.