Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 327 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 204,35 Stat. 1127
Minor changes were made in phraseology.
1994—Pub. L. 103–322
substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $100” in last par.
1970—Pub. L. 91–375
substituted “Postal Service” for “Postmaster General” in two places.
1952—Act July 3, 1952, provided for only the unloading of mail from a vessel as can be expedited by discharge at such port.
Amendment by Pub. L. 91–375
effective within 1 year after Aug. 12, 1970, on date established therefor by Board of Governors of United States Postal Service and published by it in Federal Register, see section 15(a) ofPub. L. 91–375
, set out as an Effective Date note preceding section
, Postal Service.
Offices of collector of customs, comptroller of customs, surveyor of customs, and appraiser of merchandise in Bureau of Customs of Department of the Treasury to which appointments were required to be made by President with advice and consent of Senate were ordered abolished, with such offices to be terminated not later than Dec. 31, 1966, by Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1965, eff. May 25, 1965, 30
, 79 Stat. 1317
, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Functions of offices eliminated were already vested in Secretary of the Treasury by Reorg. Plan No. 26 of 1950, eff. July 31, 1950, 15
, 64 Stat. 1280
, set out in the Appendix to Title 5.