18 U.S.C. § 1964
Added Pub. L. 91-452, title IX, §901(a), Oct. 15, 1970, 84 Stat. 943; amended Pub. L. 98-620, title IV, §402(24)(A), Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3359; Pub. L. 104-67, title I, §107, Dec. 22, 1995, 109 Stat. 758.
AMENDMENTS 1995-Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104-67 inserted before period at end ", except that no person may rely upon any conduct that would have been actionable as fraud in the purchase or sale of securities to establish a violation of section 1962. The exception contained in the preceding sentence does not apply to an action against any person that is criminally convicted in connection with the fraud, in which case the statute of limitations shall start to run on the date on which the conviction becomes final".1984-Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98-620 struck out provision that in any action brought by the United States under this section, the court had to proceed as soon as practicable to the hearing and determination thereof.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1995 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 104-67 not to affect or apply to any private action arising under title I of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (et seq.) or title I of the Securities Act of 1933 ( et seq.), commenced before and pending on Dec. 22, 1995, see section 108 of Pub. L. 104-67 set out as a note under section of Title 15, Commerce and Trade.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1984 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 98-620 not applicable to cases pending on Nov. 8, 1984, see section 403 of Pub. L. 98-620 set out as an Effective Date note under sectionof Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.
CONSTRUCTION OF 1995 AMENDMENTNothing in amendment by Pub. L. 104-67 to be deemed to create or ratify any implied right of action, or to prevent Securities and Exchange Commission, by rule or regulation, from restricting or otherwise regulating private actions under Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (et seq.), see section 203 of Pub. L. 104-67 set out as a Construction note under section of Title 15, Commerce and Trade.
- Attorney General
- "Attorney General" includes the Attorney General of the United States, the Deputy Attorney General of the United States, the Associate Attorney General of the United States, any Assistant Attorney General of the United States, or any employee of the Department of Justice or any employee of any department or agency of the United States so designated by the Attorney General to carry out the powers conferred on the Attorney General by this chapter. Any department or agency so designated may use in investigations authorized by this chapter either the investigative provisions of this chapter or the investigative power of such department or agency otherwise conferred by law. 1 So in original.
- "enterprise" includes any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity, and any union or group of individuals associated in fact although not a legal entity;
- "person" includes any individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property;