Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/121

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PUBLIC LAW 104-132—APR. 24, 1996 110 STAT. 1295 if any of the conspirators commits an act within the jurisdiction of the United States to effect any object of the conspiracy, be punished as provided in subsection (a)(2). "(2) The punishment for an offense under subsection (a)(1) of this section is— "(A) imprisonment for any term of years or for life if the offense is conspiracy to murder or kidnap; and "(B) imprisonment for not more than 35 years if the offense is conspiracy to maim. "(b) Whoever, within the jurisdiction of the United States, conspires with one or more persons, regardless of where such other person or persons are located, to damage or destroy specific property situated within a foreign country and belonging to a foreign government or to any political subdivision thereof with which the United States is at peace, or any railroad, canal, bridge, airport, airfield, or other public utility, public conveyance, or public structure, or any religious, educational, or cultural property so situated, shall, if any of the conspirators commits an act within the jurisdiction of the United States to effect any object of the conspiracy, be imprisoned not more than 25 years.". (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.— The item relating to section 956 in the table of sections at the beginning of chapter 45 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "956. Conspiracy to kill, kidnap, maim, or injure persons or damage property in a foreign country.". SEC. 705. INCREASED PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN TERRORISM CRIMES. (a) IN GENERAL. —Title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) in section 114, by striking "maim or disfigure" and inserting "torture (as defined in section 2340), maim, or disfigure"; (2) in section 755, by striking "two years" and inserting "5 years"; (3) in section 756, by striking "one year" and inserting "five years"; (4) in section 878(a), by striking "by killing, kidnapping, or assaulting a foreign official, official guest, or internationaly protected person"; (5) in section 1113, by striking "three years" and inserting "seven years"; and (6) in section 2332(c), by striking "five" and inserting "ten". (b) PENALTY FOR CARRYING WEAPONS OR EXPLOSIVES ON AN AIRCRAFT.— Section 46505 of title 49, United States Code, is amended— (1) in subsection (b), by striking "one year" and inserting "10 years"; and (2) in subsection (c), by striking "5" and inserting "15". SEC. 706. MANDATORY PENALTY FOR TRANSFERRING AN EXPLOSIVE MATERIAL KNOWING THAT IT WILL BE USED TO COMMIT A CRIME OF VIOLENCE. Section 844 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(o) Whoever knowingly transfers any explosive materials, knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such explosive materials will be used to commit a crime of violence (as defined in section 924(c)(3)) or drug trafficking crime (as defined in section 924(c)(2)) shall be subject to the same penalties as may be imposed