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-493CHAPTER 121—SODOMY AND BESTIALITY 2451. Sodomy. 2452. BestiaUty. 2453. Penetration sufficient.

§ 2451. Sodomy Whoever carnally knows a male or female person by the anus or by or with the mouth, or voluntarily submits to such carnal knowledge, shall— (1) if the act is committed with a person under 16 years of age, be imprisoned in the penitentiary not more than 20 years; or (2) if the act is committed with any other person, be imprisoned in the penitentiary not more than 10 years. § 2452. Bestiality Whoever carnally copulates with a beast shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not more than five years. § 2453. Penetration sufficient Any sexual penetration, however slight, is sufficient to complete either of the crimes prohibited by sections 2451 and 2452 of this title. CHAPTER 123—STOLEN PROPERTY See. 2481. Buying or receiving stolen goods; presumptive evidence. § 2481. Buying or receiving stolen goods; presumptive evidence (a) Whoever buys or receives property which has been stolen or which has been obtained in a manner constituting larceny, embezzlement, the obtaining of money or property by false pretenses, or extortion, knowing the property to have been stolen or so obtained, or conceals or withholds any such property from the owner, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not more than five years. (b) If the property which has been stolen or has been obtained in a manner described in subsection (a) of this section is brought or received from a person under the age of 18 years, it is presumptive evidence that the person so buying or receiving it knew it to have been stolen or so obtained, unless the property is sold by the minor at a fixed place of business carried on by the minor or his employer. CHAPTER 125—SUICIDE Sec. 2511. Aiding or encouraging suicide. § 2511. Aiding or encouraging suicide Whoever deliberately aids, advises or encourages another person to commit suicide, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned in the penitentiary not more than five years, or both. CHAPTER 127—VAGRANCY Sec. 2541. Miscellaneous acts constituting vagrancy. § 2541. Miscellaneous acts constituting vagrancy Whoever: (1) is found within or loitering about a building or structure, or a vessel, railroad car, or storage yard, without authority or permission so to be or to do so; (2) peddles goods or merchandise about a laborers' camp or mess house during hours when laborers are ordinarily employed at work, or in or about places where groups of men are at work; (3) is found in a public place in such a state of intoxication as to disturb others, or as to be unable, by reason of his condition, to care for his own safety or the safety oi others;