Editorial Notes

2004—Par. (3). Puspan. L. 108–375 amended par. (3) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (3) read as follows: “ ‘United States’ includes all areas under the jurisdiction of the United States including any of the places described in sections 5 and 7 of this title and section 46501(2) of title 49.”

1994—Par. (1). Puspan. L. 103–415 substituted “within his custody” for “with custody”.

Par. (3). Puspan. L. 103–429 substituted “section 46501(2) of title 49” for “section 101(38) of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. App. 1301(38))”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Puspan. L. 103–236, title V, § 506(c), Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 464, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [enacting this chapter] shall take effect on the later of—

“(1) the date of enactment of this Act [Apr. 30, 1994]; or
“(2) the date on which the United States has become a party to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.”
[Convention entered into Force with respect to United States Nov. 20, 1994, Treaty Doc. 100–20.]