U.S Code last checked for updates: May 20, 2024
§ 507.
Limitations on actions
(a)
Criminal Proceedings.—
Except as expressly provided otherwise in this title, no criminal proceeding shall be maintained under the provisions of this title unless it is commenced within 5 years after the cause of action arose.
(b)
Civil Actions.—
No civil action shall be maintained under the provisions of this title unless it is commenced within three years after the claim accrued.
(Pub. L. 94–553, title I, § 101, Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2586; Pub. L. 105–147, § 2(c), Dec. 16, 1997, 111 Stat. 2678; Pub. L. 105–304, title I, § 102(e), Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2863.)
cite as: 17 USC 507