Whoever knowingly and willfully obstructs, resists, or opposes an extradition agent of the United States in the execution of his duties, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
18 U.S.C. § 1502
HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTESBased on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., §661 (R.S. 5277).Said sectionof title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., was incorporated in this section and section of this title.Words "an extradition agent of the United States" were substituted for "such agent" which was referred to in sections et seq. of this title.A fine of "$300" was substituted for "$1,000" as the mandatory maximum to harmonize with similar offenses in this chapter. (See section of this title.) Punishment provision was rephrased in the alternative.
AMENDMENTS1994- Pub. L. 103-322 substituted "fined under this title" for "fined not more than $300".