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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 2332                                            01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 113B - TERRORISM

HEAD

    Sec. 2332. Criminal penalties

STATUTE

      (a) Homicide. - Whoever kills a national of the United States,
    while such national is outside the United States, shall -
        (1) if the killing is murder (as defined in section 1111(a)),
      be fined under this title, punished by death or imprisonment for
      any term of years or for life, or both;
        (2) if the killing is a voluntary manslaughter as defined in
      section 1112(a) of this title, be fined under this title or
      imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; and
        (3) if the killing is an involuntary manslaughter as defined in
      section 1112(a) of this title, be fined under this title or
      imprisoned not more than three years, or both.
      (b) Attempt or Conspiracy With Respect to Homicide. - Whoever
    outside the United States attempts to kill, or engages in a
    conspiracy to kill, a national of the United States shall -
        (1) in the case of an attempt to commit a killing that is a
      murder as defined in this chapter, be fined under this title or
      imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both; and
        (2) in the case of a conspiracy by two or more persons to
      commit a killing that is a murder as defined in section 1111(a)
      of this title, if one or more of such persons do any overt act to
      effect the object of the conspiracy, be fined under this title or
      imprisoned for any term of years or for life, or both so fined
      and so imprisoned.
      (c) Other Conduct. - Whoever outside the United States engages in
    physical violence -
        (1) with intent to cause serious bodily injury to a national of
      the United States; or
        (2) with the result that serious bodily injury is caused to a
      national of the United States;
    shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten
    years, or both.
      (d) Limitation on Prosecution. - No prosecution for any offense
    described in this section shall be undertaken by the United States
    except on written certification of the Attorney General or the
    highest ranking subordinate of the Attorney General with
    responsibility for criminal prosecutions that, in the judgment of
    the certifying official, such offense was intended to coerce,
    intimidate, or retaliate against a government or a civilian
    population.

SOURCE

    (Added Pub. L. 99-399, title XII, Sec. 1202(a), Aug. 27, 1986, 100
    Stat. 896, Sec. 2331; amended Pub. L. 101-519, Sec. 132(b), Nov. 5,
    1990, 104 Stat. 2250; Pub. L. 102-27, title IV, Sec. 402, Apr. 10,
    1991, 105 Stat. 155; Pub. L. 102-136, Sec. 126, Oct. 25, 1991, 105
    Stat. 643; renumbered Sec. 2332 and amended Pub. L. 102-572, title
    X, Sec. 1003(a)(1), (2), Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4521; Pub. L. 103-
    322, title VI, Sec. 60022, Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1980; Pub. L.
    104-132, title VII, Sec. 705(a)(6), Apr. 24, 1996, 110 Stat. 1295.)

AMENDMENTS

      1996 - Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104-132 substituted "ten years" for
    "five years" in concluding provisions.
      1994 - Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 103-322 amended par. (1)
    generally. Prior to amendment, par. (1) read as follows: "if the
    killing is a murder as defined in section 1111(a) of this title, be
    fined under this title or imprisoned for any term of years or for
    life, or both so fined and so imprisoned;".
      1992 - Pub. L. 102-572 renumbered section 2331 of this title as
    this section, substituted "Criminal penalties" for "Terrorist acts
    abroad against United States national" in section catchline,
    redesignated subsec. (e) as (d), and struck out former subsec. (d)
    which read as follows: "Definition. - As used in this section the
    term 'national of the United States' has the meaning given such
    term in section 101(a)(22) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
    (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(22))."
      1991 - Pub. L. 102-27, Sec. 402, as amended by Pub. L. 102-136,
    Sec. 126, repealed Pub. L. 101-519, Sec. 132, and amended this
    section to read as if Pub. L. 101-519, Sec. 132, had not been
    enacted, effective as of Nov. 5, 1990, the date of enactment of
    Pub. L. 101-519. See Codification note preceding this section.
      1990 - Pub. L. 101-519, Sec. 132, which amended this section, was
    repealed by Pub. L. 102-27, Sec. 402, as amended. See 1991
    Amendment note above.
                     EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1992 AMENDMENT
      Amendment by Pub. L. 102-572 applicable to any pending case or
    any cause of action arising on or after 4 years before Oct. 29,
    1992, see section 1003(c) of Pub. L. 102-572, set out as an
    Effective Date note under section 2331 of this title.
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