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(4) Ten Year Validity of Passport Partial text of the Act of July 3, 1926 (H.R. 12495), 44 Stat. 887; 22 U.S.C.
217a, as amended by Public Law 71-488 (HR. 10826), 46 Stat. 839, ap. proved July 1, 1930; Public Law 72–136 (HR. 9393), 47 Stat. 167, approved May 16, 1932; Public Law 86-267 (S. 1973), 73 Stat. 552, approved September 14, 1969; Public Law 90_428 (S. 1418), 82 Stat. 446, approved July 28, 1968; and by Public Law 97–241 (Department of State Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1982 and 1983; S. 1193), 96 Stat. 273 at 279, approved August 24, 1982
Sec. 2.- A passport shall be valid for a period of ten years from the date of issue, except that the Secretary of State may limit the validity of a passport to a period of less than ten years in an individual case or on a general basis pursuant to regulation.
1 Sec. 116(b) of Public Law 97-241 (96 Sual 279) amended and restated sec. 2 and applied only to passports issued aser the date of enactment of Public Law 97-241 (August 24, 1982). Formerly, sec. 2 had provided that a passport would be valid for 5 years.
d. Travel Documentation of Aliens and Citizens 1
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Partial text of Public Law 82 414 (Immigration and Nationality Act of 1962;
HR. 5678), 66 Stat. 190, approved June 27, 1962; as amended by Public Law 96 426 [Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1979; H.R. 12598), 92 Stat. 963 at 992, approved October 7, 1978; Public Law 103 416 (Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994; H.R. 783), 108 Stat. 4306, approved October 25, 1994
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* SEC. 215.2 (a) Unless otherwise ordered by the President, it shall be unlawful_3
(1) for any alien to depart from or enter or attempt to depart from or enter the United States except under such reasonable rules, regulations, and orders, and subject to such limitations and exceptions as the President may prescribe;
(2) for any person to transport or attempt to transport from or into the United States another person with knowledge or reasonable cause to believe that the departure or entry of such other person is forbidden by this section;
(3) for any person knowingly to make any false statement in an application for permission to depart from or enter the United States with intent to induce or secure the granting of such permission either for himself or for another;
(4) for any person knowingly to furnish or attempt to furnish or assist in furnishing to another a permit or evidence of permission to depart or enter not issued and designed for such other person's use;
(5) for any person knowingly to use or attempt to use any permit or evidence of permission to depart or enter not issued and designed for his use;
(6) for any person to forge, counterfeit, mutilate, or alter, or cause or procure to be forged, counterfeited, mutilated, or altered, any permit or evidence of permission to depart from or enter the United States;
(7) for any person knowingly to use or attempt to use or furnish to another for use any false, forged, counterfeited, mutilated, or altered permit, or evidence of permission, or any permit or evidence of permission which, though originally valid,
has become or been made void or invalid. (b)4 Except as otherwise provided by the President and subject to such limitations and exceptions as the President may authorize and prescribe, it shall be unlawful for any citizen of the United States to depart from or enter, or attempt to depart from or enter, the United States unless he bears a valid United States 5 passport.
1 See also “Privileges and Immunities” in sec. H, page 1509. 28 U.S.C. 1185.
3 Sec. 707 of Public Law 95–426 (92 Stat. 992) struck out the words to this point in sec. 215(a) and added this phrase. “Subsec. (b) was amended and restated by sec. 707(b) of Public Law 95-426 (92 Stat. 992).
(c)6 The term “United States” as used in this section includes the Canal Zone, and all territory and waters, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. The term “person" as used in this section shall be deemed to mean by individual, partnership, association, company, or other incorporated body of individuals, or corporation, or body politic.
(d) 6 Nothing in this section shall be construed to entitle an alien to whom a permit to enter the United States has been issued to enter the United States, if upon arrival in the United States, he is found to be inadmissible under any of the provisions of this Act, or any other law, relating to the entry of aliens into the United States.
(e) 6 The revocation of any? rule, regulation, or order issued in pursuance of this section shall not prevent prosecution, for any offense committed, or the imposition of any penalties or forfeitures, liability for which was incurred under this section prior to the revocation of such? rule, regulation, or order.
(f) 6 Passports, visas, reentry permits, and other documents required for entry under this Act may be considered as permits to enter for the purposes of this section.
Sec. 204(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994 (Public Law 103–416; 108 Slat. 4311) inserted “United States" after "valid", effective on or after October 25, 1994, for any departures and entries (and attempts thereon).
Sec. 707(d) of Public Law 95–426 (92 Stat. 993) struck out subsec. (c) and redesignated subsecs. (d), (e), (1), and (g) as subsecs. (c), (d), (e), and (1), respectively.
? Sec. 707(c) of Public Law 95 426 (92 Stat. 993) struck out the word "proclamation" which previously appeared at this point.
e. Criminal Provisions
(1) Punishable Violations 18 U.S.C. 1841-1546, as added by Public Law 80-772 (H.R. 3180), aż stat. 883 at 771, approved June 25, 1948; and amended by the Act of June 27, 1982 (66 Stat. 276); Public Law 94-550 (90 Stat. 2838), approved October 18, 1976; Public Law 99 603 (100 Stat. 3380), approved November 8, 1988; Pub lic Law 100-525 (102 Stat. 2610), approved October 24, 19AA; Publie Law 101-647 (104 Stat. 4926), approved November 29, 1990; Publie LAN 103 322 (Violent Crime Control and Enforcement Act of 1994; H.R. 3366), 108 Stat.
1796, approved September 13, 1994 $ 1541. Issuance Without Authority.
Whoever, acting or claiming to act in any office or capacity under the United States, or a State or possession, without lawful authority grants, issues, or verifies any passport or other instrument in the nature of a passport to or for any person whomsoever; or
Whoever, being a consular officer authorized to grant, issue, or verify passports, knowingly and willfully grants, issues, or verifies any such passport to or for any person not owing allegiance, to the United States, whether a citizen or not
Shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than ten years, or both. $1542. False Statement in Application and Use of Passport.
Whoever willfully and knowingly makes any false statement in an application for passport with intent to induce or secure the issuance of a passport under the authority of the United States, either for his own use or the use of another, contrary to the laws regulating the issuance of passports or the rules prescribed pursuant to such lawg; or
Whoever willfury and knowingly use3, or attempts to use, or furnishes to another for use any passport the issue of which was ge. Cured in any way by reason of any false statement
Shail be fined under this titie, imprisoned not more than 10 years," ar botn.
1 Sex. 13000%al of Punhe Law 103-322 (108 Buat 2030) atngok at "not mos than 6M imor maned not more than one year and inserted in lieu therons under this title, imprisoned no nose han ten years."
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for use any suchtrument purportcome void by the
g 1543. Forgery or False Use of Passport.
Whoever falsely makes, forges, counterfeits, mutilates, or alters any passport or instrument purporting to be a passport, with intent that the same may be used; or
Whoever willfully and knowingly uses, or attempts to use, or furnishes to another for use any such false, forged, counterfeited, mutilated, or altered passport or instrument purporting to be a passport, or any passport validly issued which has become void by the occurrence of any condition therein prescribed invalidating the same
Shall be fined not under this title, imprisoned not more than 10 years, or both. § 1544. Misuse of Passport.
Whoever willfully and knowingly uses, or attempts to use, any passport issued or designed for the use of another; or
Whoever willfully and knowingly uses, or attempts to use, any passport in violation of the conditions or restrictions therein contained or of the rules prescribed pursuant to the laws regulating the issuance of passports; or
Whoever willfully and knowingly furnishes, disposes of, or delivers a passport to any person, for use by another than the person for whose use it was originally issued and designed
Shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 10 years,2 or both. $ 1545. Safe Conduct Violation.
Whoever violates any safe conduct or passport duly obtained and issued under authority of the United States shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 10 years,3 or both. 81546. Fraud and Misuse of Visas, Permits, and Other Docu
ments." (a) 5 Whoever knowingly forges, counterfeits, alters, or falsely makes any immigrant or nonimmigrant visa, permit, border crossing card, alien registration receipt card, or other document prescribed by statute or regulation for entry into or as evidence of authorized stay or employment in the United States, 6 or utters, uses, attempts to use, possesses, obtains, accepts, or receives any such visa, permit, border crossing card, alien registration receipt card, or other document prescribed by statute or regulation for entry into
3 Sec. 130009(aX3) of Public Law 103-322 (108 Stat. 2030) struck out "not more than $2,000 or imprisoned not more than three years" and inserted in lieu thereof 'under this title, imprisoned not more than 10 years".
Sec. 330016(1X!) of the same Act also struck out "not more than $2,000" and inserted in lieu thereof “under this title", throughout tille 18 U.S.C.
* Public Law 99 603, as amended by Public Law 100_525, substituted "Other Documents" in lieu of “Other Entry Documents" in section catchline.
The Act of June 27, 1962, made this section applicable to entry documents other than visas and permits.
Public Law 99-603, as amended by Public Law 100_525, designated existing text as subsec. (a), and added subsecs. (b) and (c).
Public Law 99-603, as amended by Public Law 100-525, substituted "permit, border crossing card, alien registration receipt card, or other document prescribed by statute or regulation for entry into or as evidence of authorized slay or employment in the United States" in lieu of a other document required for entry into the United States" and in lieu of "or document" in first paragraph.