18 U.S.C. § 2115

Current through P.L. 117-80 (published on www.congress.gov on 12/27/2021), except for [P. L. 117-58]
Section 2115 - Post office

Whoever forcibly breaks into or attempts to break into any post office, or any building used in whole or in part as a post office, with intent to commit in such post office, or building or part thereof, so used, any larceny or other depredation, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.

18 U.S.C. § 2115

June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 797; Pub. L. 104-294, title VI, §601(a)(8), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3498.

HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTESBased on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., §315 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, §192, 335 Stat. 1125).Mandatory punishment provisions were rephrased in the alternative.Minor change in phraseology was made.

EDITORIAL NOTES

AMENDMENTS1996- Pub. L. 104-294 substituted "fined under this title" for "fined not more than $1,000".