§ 1201 Kidnapping
§ 1202 Ransom money
§ 1203 Hostage taking
§ 1204 International parental kidnapping

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 18 > Part I > Chapter 55

  • agency: includes any department, independent establishment, commission, administration, authority, board or bureau of the United States or any corporation in which the United States has a proprietary interest, unless the context shows that such term was intended to be used in a more limited sense. See
  • foreign commerce: as used in this title , includes commerce with a foreign country. See
  • organization: means a person other than an individual. See
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: as used in this title in a territorial sense, includes all places and waters, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, except the Canal Zone. See
  • whoever: include corporations, companies, associations, firms, partnerships, societies, and joint stock companies, as well as individuals. See