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PUBLIC LAW 107-197—JUNE 25, 2002 116 STAT. 721 Public Law 107-197 107th Congress An Act To implement the International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings to strengthen criminal laws relating to attacks on places of public use, to implement the International Convention of the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, to combat terrorism and defend the Nation against terrorist acts, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, June 25, 2002 [H.R. 3275] TITLE I—SUPPRESSION OF TERRORIST BOMBINGS SEC. 101. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "Terrorist Bombings Convention Implementation Act of 2002". SEC. 102. BOMBING STATUTE. (a) OFFENSE. —Chapter 113B of title 18, United States Code, relating to terrorism, is amended by inserting after section 2332e the following:

    • § 2332f. Bombings of places of public use, government facilities, public transportation systems and infrastructure facilities

"(a) OFFENSES. — "(1) IN GENERAL. —Whoever imlawfuUy delivers, places, discharges, or detonates an explosive or other lethal device in, into, or against a place of public use, a state or government facility, a public transportation system, or an infrastructure facility— "(A) with the intent to cause death or serious bodily injury, or "(B) with the intent to cause extensive destruction of such a place, facility, or system, where such destruction results in or is likely to result in major economic loss, shall be punished as prescribed in subsection (c). " (2) ATTEMPTS AND CONSPIRACIES. — Whoever attempts or conspires to commit an offense under paragraph (1) shall be punished as prescribed in subsection (c). "(b) JURISDICTION.—There is jurisdiction over the offenses in subsection (a) if— "(1) the offense takes place in the United States and— Terrorist Bombings Convention Implementation Act of 2002. 18 USC 2331 note.