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Text of the Anti-Flight Act of 1993

This bill was introduced on January 26, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 26, 1993 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

HR 621 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 621

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide punishments for fleeing Federal law enforcement personnel during the execution of their duties.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 26, 1993

Mr. MCCANDLESS introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide punishments for fleeing Federal law enforcement personnel during the execution of their duties.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Anti-Flight Act of 1993’.

SEC. 2. TITLE 18 AMENDMENT.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Chapter 73 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

‘Sec. 1518. Fleeing Federal law enforcement officer

    ‘(a) Whoever, while driving a motor vehicle, knowingly and willfully flees a Federal law enforcement officer in the execution of that officer’s duties shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.

    ‘(b) As used in this section, the term ‘Federal law enforcement officer’ means an individual described in section 1114 of this title.’.

    (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT- The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 73 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new item:

      ‘1518. Fleeing Federal law enforcement officer.’.