Notes on 18 U.S.C. § 3509 : US Code - Notes

    (Added Pub. L. 101-647, title II, Sec. 225(a), Nov. 29, 1990, 104
    Stat. 4798; amended Pub. L. 103-322, title XXXIII, Secs. 330010(6),
    (7), 330011(e), 330018(b), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2143, 2145,
    2149; Pub. L. 104-294, title VI, Sec. 605(h), Oct. 11, 1996, 110
    Stat. 3510; Pub. L. 109-248, title V, Secs. 504, 507, July 27,
    2006, 120 Stat. 629, 631; Pub. L. 111-16, Sec. 3(11), May 7, 2009,
    123 Stat. 1608.)


                            REFERENCES IN TEXT                        
      The Federal Rules of Evidence, referred to in subsec. (c)(1), are
    set out in the Appendix to Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial
    Procedure.
      The Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, referred to in subsecs.
    (f) and (m)(2)(A), are set out in the Appendix to this title.



                                AMENDMENTS                            
      2009 - Subsec. (b)(1)(A). Pub. L. 111-16 substituted "7 days" for
    "5 days".
      2006 - Subsec. (h)(1). Pub. L. 109-248, Sec. 507, inserted ", and
    provide reasonable compensation and payment of expenses for," after
    "The court may appoint".
      Subsec. (m). Pub. L. 109-248, Sec. 504, added subsec. (m).
      1996 - Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 104-294, Sec. 605(h)(1), substituted
    "serve the Government's" for "serve the government's".
      Subsec. (h)(3). Pub. L. 104-294, Sec. 605(h)(2), substituted "in
    paragraph (2)" for "in subpart (2)".
      1994 - Pub. L. 103-322, Sec. 330011(e), made technical amendment
    to directory language of Pub. L. 101-647, Sec. 225(a), which
    enacted this section.
      Pub. L. 103-322, Sec. 330010(7)(B), substituted "Government" for
    "government" in subsecs. (b)(1)(A), (D), (2)(A), and (c)(5)(B), in
    subsec. (d)(1)(B)(i) after "hired by the", and in subsec. (g)(1).
      Pub. L. 103-322, Sec. 330010(7)(A), substituted "subsection" for
    "subdivision" in subsecs. (b)(1)(A), (D)(i), (2)(A), (B)(iii)(III),
    (c)(1), (d)(4), and (f).
      Subsec. (a)(11) to (13). Pub. L. 103-322, Sec. 330010(6),
    redesignated pars. (12) and (13) as (11) and (12), respectively,
    and struck out former par. (11) which read as follows: "the term
    'exploitation' means child pornography or child prostitution;".
      Subsec. (k). Pub. L. 103-322, Sec. 330018(b), substituted heading
    for one which read "Extension of Child Statute of Limitations" and
    struck out first sentence which read as follows: "No statute of
    limitation that would otherwise preclude prosecution for an offense
    involving the sexual or physical abuse of a child under the age of
    18 years shall preclude such prosecution before the child reaches
    the age of 25 years."

                     EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2009 AMENDMENT                 
      Amendment by Pub. L. 111-16 effective Dec. 1, 2009, see section 7
    of Pub. L. 111-16, set out as a note under section 109 of Title 11,
    Bankruptcy.

                     EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1994 AMENDMENT                 
      Section 330011(e) of Pub. L. 103-322 provided that the amendment
    made by that section is effective as of the date on which section
    225(a) of Pub. L. 101-647 took effect.