18 U.S. Code Chapter 113B - TERRORISM

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Sec. 2331. Definitions. 2332. Criminal penalties. 2332a. Use of weapons of mass destruction. 2332b. Acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries. [2332c. Repealed.] 2332d. Financial transactions. 2332e. Requests for military assistance to enforce prohibition in certain emergencies. 2332f. Bombings of places of public use, government facilities, public transportation systems and infrastructure facilities. 2332g. Missile systems designed to destroy aircraft. 2332h. Radiological dispersal devices. 2333. Civil remedies. 2334. Jurisdiction and venue. 2335. Limitation of actions. 2336. Other limitations. 2337. Suits against Government officials. 2338. Exclusive Federal jurisdiction. 2339. Harboring or concealing terrorists. 2339A. Providing material support to terrorists. 2339B. Providing material support or resources to designated foreign terrorist organizations. 2339C. Prohibitions against the financing of terrorism. 2339D. Receiving military-type training from a foreign terrorist organization. [1]    Editorially supplied. Section 2339D added by Pub. L. 108–458without corresponding amendment of chapter analysis.
Codification

Pub. L. 101–519, § 132,Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2250, known as the “Antiterrorism Act of 1990”, amended this chapter by adding sections 2331 and 2333 to 2338 and by amending former section 2331 and renumbering it as section 2332. Pub. L. 102–27, title IV, § 402,Apr. 10, 1991, 105 Stat. 155, as amended by Pub. L. 102–136, § 126,Oct. 25, 1991, 105 Stat. 643, repealed section 132 ofPub. L. 101–519, effective Nov. 5, 1990, and provided that effective Nov. 5, 1990, this chapter is amended to read as if section 132 ofPub. L. 101–519had not been enacted.
Prior Provisions

Another chapter 113B, consisting of sections 2340 to 2340B, was renumbered chapter 113C.
Amendments

2004—Pub. L. 108–458, title VI, § 6911(a),Dec. 17, 2004, 118 Stat. 3775, added items 2332g and 2332h.
2002—Pub. L. 107–197, title I, § 102(b), title II, § 202(b),June 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 724, 727, added items 2332f and 2339C.
2001—Pub. L. 107–56, title VIII, § 803(b),Oct. 26, 2001, 115 Stat. 377, added item 2339.
1998—Pub. L. 105–277, div. I, title II, § 201(c)(2),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–871, struck out item 2332c “Use of chemical weapons”.
1996—Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, § 605(q),Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3510, redesignated item 2332d, relating to requests for military assistance to enforce prohibition in certain emergencies, as item 2332e, and moved the item to follow item 2332d, relating to financial transactions.
Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, § 604(b)(5),Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3506, amended directory language of Pub. L. 103–322, title XII, § 120005(b),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2023. See 1994 Amendment note below.
Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title XIV, § 1416(c)(2)(B),Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2723, which directed amendment of table of sections at beginning of the chapter 133B of this title, that relates to terrorism, by adding item 2332d relating to requests for military assistance to enforce prohibition in certain emergencies, after item 2332c, was executed by making the addition after item 2332c in the table of sections at the beginning of this chapter to reflect the probable intent of Congress. This title does not contain a chapter 133B.
Pub. L. 104–132, title III, §§ 303(b), 321(b), title V, § 521(c), title VII, § 702(b),Apr. 24, 1996, 110 Stat. 1253, 1254, 1287, 1294, added items 2332b to 2332d and 2339B.
1994—Pub. L. 103–322, title XII, § 120005(b),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2023, as amended by Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, § 604(b)(5),Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3506, added item 2339A.
Pub. L. 103–322, title VI, § 60023(b), title XXV, § 250002(a)(1), (b)(2),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1981, 2082, 2085, renumbered chapter 113A as 113B, amended chapter heading generally, substituting “113B” for “113A”, and added item 2332a.
1992—Pub. L. 102–572, title X, § 1003(a)(5),Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4524, substituted “TERRORISM” for “EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OVER TERRORIST ACTS ABROAD AGAINST UNITED STATES NATIONALS” in chapter heading and amended chapter analysis generally, substituting “Definitions” for “Terrorist acts abroad against United States nationals” in item 2331 and adding items 2332 to 2338.
1988—Pub. L. 100–690, title VII, § 7062,Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4404, added item 2331.


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[1]  Editorially supplied. Section 2339D added by Pub. L. 108–458without corresponding amendment of chapter analysis.

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18 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 2333nt new2012112-239 [Sec.] 1251(c)126 Stat. 2017
§ 23352012112-239 [Sec.] 1251(a)126 Stat. 2017
§ 2335nt new2012112-239 [Sec.] 1251(b)126 Stat. 2017

 

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