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For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office Washington 25, D. C.

Price 25 cents

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

GENERAL LIBRARY

CONTENTS

Espionage Act

To punish will-

Amendment to

Public Res. 64 (Extract), 66th Congress, approved, Mar. 3, 1921. To
Repeal Espionage Act of 1917 as amended and to revive and restore the
provisions of Sec. 3 of Act of 1917.

Public No. 135, 65th Congress, approved, Apr. 20, 1918.

ful injury or destruction of war materials.

Public No. 150, 65th Congress, approved, May 16, 1918.

Espionage Act of 1917.

Public No. 418, 75th Congress, approved, Jan. 12, 1938. Prohibit making
photographs, maps, etc. of vital military and naval installations...
Public No. 583, 75th Congress, approved, June 8, 1938. Foreign Agents
Registration Act.

Public No. 443, 76th Congress, approved, Mar. 28, 1940. To amend
Espionage Act of 1917, as amended to increase penalties for peacetime
violations..

Public No. 234, 77th Congress, approved, Aug. 21, 1941. To amend Act of
Apr. 20, 1918 and Act of Nov. 30, 1940. Punishing the willful injury or
destruction of war materials.

Amends the

Public No. 532, 77th Congress, approved, Apr. 29, 1942.
Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938_
Public No. 706, 77th Congress, approved, Aug. 24, 1942. Suspending
Statutes of Limitations in cases involving offenses relating to con-
spiracy, etc..

Public No. 844, 77th Congress, approved, Dec. 24, 1942. To amend Act
of Apr. 20, 1918 as amended, to punish willful injury or destruction of
war materials.

Public No. 384, 78th Congress, approved, June 30, 1944. To implement
jurisdiction of service courts of friendly foreign forces within the U. S__

Public No. 110, 81st Congress, approved, June 20, 1949. Central Intelli-

gence Agency Act of 1949

Amends Sec. 6

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DEPOSITED BY THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 33.21.55

PUBLIC-No. 24-65TH CONGRESS.)

(H. R 291.)

An Act To punish acts of interference with the foreign relations, the neutrality, and the foreign commerce of the United States, to punish espionage, and better to enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled:

TITLE I.

ESPIONAGE.

SECTION 1. That (a) whoever, for the purpose of obtaining information respecting the national defense with intent or reason to believe that the information to be obtained is to be used to the injury of the United States, or to the advantage of any foreign nation, goes upon, enters, flies over, or otherwise obtains information concerning any vessel, aircraft, work of defense, navy yard, naval station, submarine base, coaling station, fort, battery, torpedo station, dockyard, canal, railroad, arsenal, camp, factory, mine, telegraph, telephone, wireless, or signal station, building, office, or other place connected with the national defense, owned or constructed, or in progress of construction by the United States or under the control of the United States, or of any of its officers or agents, or within the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States, or any place in which any vessel, aircraft, arms, munitions, or other materials or instruments for use in time of war are being made, prepared, repaired, or stored, under any contract or agreement with the United States, or with any person on behalf of the United States, or otherwise on behalf of the United States, or any prohibited place within the meaning of section six of this title, or (b) whoever for the purpose aforesaid, and with like intent or reason to believe, copies, takes, makes, or obtains, or attempts, or induces or aids another to copy, take, make, or obtain, any sketch, photograph, photographic negative, blue print, plan, map, model, instrument, appliance, document, writing, or note of anything connected with the national defense, or (c) whoever, for the purpose aforesaid, receives or obtains or agrees or attempts or induces or aids another to receive or obtain from any person, or from any source whatever, any document, writing, code book, signal book, sketch, photograph, photographic negative, blue print, plan, map, model, instrument, appliance, or note, of anything connected with the national defense, knowing or having reason to believe, at the time he receives or obtains, or agrees or attempts or induces or aids another to receive or obtain it, that it has been or will be obtained, taken, made or disposed of by any person contrary to the provisions of this title; or (d) whoever, lawfully or unlawfully having possession of, access to, control over, or being intrusted with any document, writing, code book, signal book, sketch, photograph, photographic negative, blue print, plan, map, model, instrument,

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