Statutory Law - US Code - 18 USC 2234. Authority exceeded in executing warrant


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18 USC § 2234. Authority exceeded in executing warrant

*Current through Public Law 112-173, August 16th, 2012.

Whoever, in executing a search warrant, willfully exceeds his authority or exercises it with unnecessary severity, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 803; Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, §601(a)(8), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3498; Pub. L. 107–273, div. B, title III, §3002(a)(3), Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1805.)