(a) Sense of Congress concerning inadequacy of sentencing guidelines
It is the sense of Congress that the sentencing guidelines prescribed by the United States Sentencing Commission for the offenses of importation, attempted importation, exportation, and attempted exportation of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons materials constitute inadequate punishment for such offenses.
(b) Urging of revision to guidelines
Congress urges the United States Sentencing Commission to revise the relevant sentencing guidelines to provide for increased penalties for offenses relating to importation, attempted importation, exportation, and attempted exportation of nuclear, biological, or chemical weapons or related materials or technologies under the following provisions of law:
The International Emergency Economic Powers Act, referred to in subsec. (b)(3), is title II of Pub. L. 95–223, Dec. 28, 1977, 91 Stat. 1626, which is classified generally to chapter 35 (§ 1701 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
1701 of this title and Tables.
Section is comprised of section 1423 ofPub. L. 104–201which also enacted provisions listed in a table of sentencing guidelines set out as a note under section
994 of Title
28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.
1998—Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 105–261made technical amendment to reference in original act which appears in text as reference to section
2139a(c) of title
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