whichever occurs last.
1 So in original. Probably should be preceded by "section".
31 U.S.C. § 3731
Pub. L. 97-258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 979; Pub. L. 99-562, §5, Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3158; Pub. L. 111-21, §4(b), May 20, 2009, 123 Stat. 1623.
|HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES|
|Revised Section||Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|3731(a)||31:232(F).||R.S. §3491(F); added Nov. 2, 1978, Pub. L. 95-582, §1, 92 Stat. 2479.|
REFERENCES IN TEXTThe Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, referred to in subsec. (e), are set out in the Appendix to Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.The Federal Rules of Evidence, referred to in subsec. (e), are set out in the Appendix to Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.
AMENDMENTS 2009-Subsecs. (c) to (e). Pub. L. 111-21, which directed amendment of section "3731(b)" of this title by adding subsec. (c) and redesignating former subsecs. (c) and (d) as (d) and (e), respectively, was executed by making the amendment to this section, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.1986-Subsecs. (b) to (d). Pub. L. 99-562 added subsecs. (b) to (d) and struck out former subsec. (b) which read as follows: "A civil action under sectionof this title must be brought within 6 years from the date the violation is committed."
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2009 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 111-21 effective May 20, 2009, and applicable to conduct on or after May 20, 2009, except that this section, as amended by Pub. L. 111-21, applicable to cases pending on May 20, 2009, see section 4(f) of Pub. L. 111-21, set out as a note under sectionof this title.