United States Code

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§ 80501.
Damage to transported property
Criminal Penalty.—
A person willfully damaging, or attempting to damage, property in the possession of an air carrier, motor carrier, or rail carrier and being transported in interstate or foreign commerce, shall be fined under title 18, imprisoned for not more than 10 years, or both. In a criminal proceeding under this section, a shipping document for the property is prima facie evidence of the places to which and from which the property was being transported.
Prohibition Against Multiple Prosecutions for Same Act.—
A person may not be prosecuted for an act under this section when the person has been convicted or acquitted on the merits for the same act under the laws of a State, the District of Columbia, or a territory or possession of the United States.
(Pub. L. 103–272, § 1(e), July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1356.)
cite as: 49 USC 80501