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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-292—MAY 21, 1984 (8) by striking out "person" each place it appears in subsection (b) and inserting "individual" in lieu thereof; (9) by striking out "$10,000" and inserting "$100,000" in lieu thereof; (10) by striking out "$15,000" and inserting "$200,000" in lieu thereof; and (11) by adding at the end of subsection (b) the following: "Any organization which violates this section shall be fined not more than $250,000.". SEC. 5. (a) Section 2253 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended— (1) in paragraph (1), by striking out "sixteen" and inserting "eighteen" in lieu thereof; (2) by striking out "sado-masochistic" and inserting "sadistic or masochistic" in lieu thereof; (3) by striking out "(for the purpose of sexual stimulation)"; and (4) by striking out "lewd" and inserting "lascivious" in lieu thereof; (5) by striking out ", for pecuniary profit"; and (6) by amending paragraph (4) to read as follows: "(4) 'organization' means a person other than an individual.". (b) Section 2253 of title 18 of the United States Code, as amended by subsection (a) is redesignated as section 2255. SEC. 6. Chapter 110 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended by inserting after section 2252 the following: "§ 2253. Criminal forfeiture "(a) A person who is convicted of an offense under section 2251 or 2252 of this title shall forfeit to the United States such person's interest in— "(1) any property constituting or derived from gross profits or other proceeds obtained from such offense; and "(2) any property used, or intended to be used, to commit such offense. "(b) In any action under this section, the court may enter such restraining orders or take other appropriate action (including acceptance of performance bonds) in connection with any interest that is subject to forfeiture. "(c) The court shall order forfeiture of property referred to in subsection (a) if the trier of fact determines, beyond a reasonable doubt, that such property is subject to forfeiture. "(d)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (3) of this subsection, the customs laws relating to disposition of seized or forfeited property shall apply to property under this section, if such laws are not inconsistent with this section. "(2) In any disposition of property under this section, a convicted person shall not be permitted to acquire property forfeited by such person. "(3) The duties of the Secretary of the Treasury with respect to dispositions of property shall be performed under paragraph (1) of this subsection by the Attorney General, unless such duties arise from forfeitures effected under the customs laws. "§ 2254. Civil forfeiture "(a) The following property shall be subject to forfeiture by the United States:

98 STAT. 205

18 USC 2255.

18 USC 2253. Property forfeiture. Ante, p. 204.

18 USC 2254. Property forfeiture.