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110 STAT. 1254 PUBLIC LAW 104-132—APR. 24, 1996 Subtitle B—Prohibition on Assistance to Terrorist States 18 USC 2332d note. Regulations. SEC. 321. FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS WITH TERRORISTS. (a) IN GENERAL. —Chapter 113B of title 18, United States Code, relating to terrorism, is amended by inserting after the section 2332c added by section 521 of this Act the following new section: '^§ 2332d. Financial transactions "(a) OFFENSE.— Except as provided in regulations issued by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, whoever, being a United States person, knowing or having reasonable cause to know that a country is designated under section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. App. 2405) as a country supporting international terrorism, engages in a financial transaction with the government of that country, shall be fined under this title, imprisoned for not more than 10 years, or both. "(b) DEFINITIONS. — As used in this section— "(1) the term 'financial transaction' has the same meaning as in section 1956(c)(4); and "(2) the term 'United States person' means any— "(A) United States citizen or national; "(B) permanent resident alien; "(C) juridical person orgsmized under the laws of the United States; or "(D) any person in the United States.". (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT. — The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 113B of title 18, United States Code, relating to terrorism, is amended by inserting after the item added by section 521 of this Act the following new item: "2332d. Financial transactions.". (c) EFFECTIVE DATE.— The amendments made by this section shall become effective 120 days after the date of enactment of this Act. SEC. 322. FOREIGN AIR TRAVEL SAFETY. Section 44906 of title 49, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

    • § 44906. Foreign air carrier security programs

'The Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall continue in effect the requirement of section 129.25 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, that a foreign air carrier must adopt and use a security program approved by the Administrator. The Administrator shall not approve a security program of a foreign air carrier under section 129.25, or any successor regulation, unless the security program requires the foreign air carrier in its operations to and from airports in the United States to adhere to the identical security measures that the Administrator requires air carriers serving the same airports to adhere to. The foregoing requirement shall not be interpreted to limit the ability of the Administrator to impose additional security measures on a foreign air carrier or an air carrier when the Administrator determines that a specific threat warrants such additional measures. The Administrator shall prescribe regulations to carry out this section.".