An Act To control and prevent crime

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Chapter 213 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: sec. 3294, Theft of major artwork. Section 3294 of this Act states: "No person shall be prosecuted, tried, or punished for a violation of or conspiracy to violate section 668 unless the indictment is returned or the information is filed within 20 years after the commission of the offense.".


  • Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994
  • United States Code


Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 108 Stat. 1796
  • Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large


This Act may be cited as the "Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994".

Contained within

108 Stat. 1796 (1994); Pub. L. No. 103-322 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • 1995
  • 09/13/1994


  • Crime prevention
  • Law
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Art thefts
  • Violent crimes
  • Law enforcement


Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1796, 2124

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