any false or fictitious instrument, document, or other item appearing, representing, purporting, or contriving through scheme or artifice, to be an actual security or other financial instrument issued under the authority of the United States, a foreign government, a State or other political subdivision of the United States, or an organization, shall be guilty of a class B felony.
18 U.S.C. § 514
CODIFICATIONSections 101(f) [title VI, §648(b)(1)] and 2603(b)(1) of div. A of Pub. L. 104-208 added identical sections 514.
STATUTORY NOTES AND RELATED SUBSIDIARIES
EFFECTIVE DATESection effective Sept. 30, 1996, and to remain in effect for each fiscal year following Sept. 30, 1996, see section 101(f) [title VI, §648(c)] of Pub. L. 104-208 set out as an Effective Date of 1996 Amendment note under sectionof this title.
TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONSFor transfer of the functions, personnel, assets, and obligations of the United States Secret Service, including the functions of the Secretary of the Treasury relating thereto, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections, , ,and of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section of Title 6.