Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/594

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110 STAT. 1386 PUBLIC LAW 104-153—JULY 2, 1996 July 2, 1996 [S. 1136] Anticounterfeiting Consumer Protection Act of 1996. Law enforcement and crime. 18 USC 2311 note. 18 USC 2311 note. Public Law 104-153 104th Congress An Act To control and prevent commercial counterfeiting, and for other purposes. 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 "Anticounterfeiting Consumer Protection Act of 1996". SEC. 2. FINDINGS. The counterfeiting of trademarked and copyrighted merchandise— (1) has been connected with organized crime; (2) deprives legitimate trademark and copyright owners of substantial revenues and consumer goodwill; (3) poses health and safety threats to United States consumers; (4) eliminates United States jobs; and (5) is a multibillion-doUar drain on the United States economy. SEC. 3. COUNTERFEITING AS RACKETEERING. Section 1961(1)(B) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting ", section 2318 (relating to trafficking in counterfeit labels for phonorecords, computer programs or computer program documentation or packaging and copies of motion pictures or other audiovisual works), section 2319 (relating to criminal infringement of a copyright), section 2319A (relating to unauthorized fixation of and trafficking in sound recordings and music videos of live musical performances), section 2320 (relating to trafficking in goods or services bearing counterfeit meirks)" after "sections 2314 and 2315 (relating to interstate transportation of stolen property)". SEC. 4. APPLICATION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMS, COMPUTER PRO- GRAM DOCUMENTATION, OR PACKAGING. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 2318 of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) in subsection (a), by striking "a motion picture or other audiovisual work," and inserting "a computer program or documentation or packaging for a computer program, or a copy of a motion picture or other audiovisual work, and whoever, in any of the circumstances described in subsection (c) of this section, knowingly traffics in counterfeit documentation or packaging for a computer program,";