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(1) shall be fined not more than $500,000 or imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or both, for the first offense; and
(2) shall be fined not more than $1,000,000 or imprisoned for not more than 10 years, or both, for any subsequent offense.
(b) Limitation for nonprofit library, archives, educational institution, or public broadcasting entity. --Subsection (a) shall not apply to a nonprofit library, archives, educational institution, or public broadcasting entity (as defined under section 118(f) .
(c) Statute of limitations. --No criminal proceeding shall be brought under this section unless such proceeding is commenced within 5 years after the cause of action arose.
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