Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/126

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110 STAT. 1300 PUBLIC LAW 104-132—APR. 24, 1996 SEC. 723. INCREASED AND ALTERNATE CONSPIRACY PENALTIES FOR TERRORISM OFFENSES. (pk) TITLE 18 OFFENSES (1) Sections 32(a)(7), 32(b)(4), 37(a), 115(a)(1)(A), 115(a)(2), 1203(a), 2280(a)(1)(H), and 2281(a)(1)(F) of title 18, United States Code, are each amended by inserting "or conspires" after "attempts". (2) Section 115(b)(2) of title 18, United States Code, is • amended by striking "or attempted kidnapping" both places it appears and inserting ", attempted kidnapping, or conspiracy to kidnap". (3)(A) Section 115(b)(3) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking "or attempted murder" and inserting ", attempted murder, or conspiracy to murder". (B) Section 115(b)(3) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking "and 1113" and inserting ", 1113, and 1117". (b) AIRCRAFT PIRACY.— (1) Section 46502(a)(2) of title 49, United States Code, is amended by inserting "or conspiring" after "attempting". (2) Section 46502(b)(1) of title 49, United States Code, is amended by inserting "or conspiring to commit" after "committing". SEC. 724. CLARIFICATION OF FEDERAL JURISDICTION OVER BOMB THREATS. Section 844(e) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking "commerce," and inserting "interstate or foreign commerce, or in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce,". SEC. 725. EXPANSION AND MODIFICATION OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION STATUTE. Section 2332a of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) in subsection (a)— (A) in the subsection heading, by inserting "AGAINST A NATIONAL OF THE UNITED STATES OR WITHIN THE UNITED STATES" after "OFFENSE"; (B) by striking "uses, or attempts" and inserting ", without lawful authority, uses, threatens, or attempts"; and (C) in paragraph (2), by inserting ", and the results of such use affect interstate or foreign commerce or, in the case of a threat, attempt, or conspiracy, would have affected interstate or foreign commerce" before the semicolon at the end; (2) in subsection (b), by striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following: "(B) any weapon that is designed or intended to cause death or serious bodily injury through the release, dissemination, or impact of toxic or poisonous chemicals, or their precursors;"; (3) by redesignating subsection (b) as subsection (c); and (4) by inserting after subsection (a) the following new subsection: "(b) OFFENSE BY NATIONAL OF THE UNITED STATES OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES. —Any national of the United States who, without lawful authority, uses, or threatens, attempts, or conspires