18 U.S. Code § 2332e - Requests for military assistance to enforce prohibition in certain emergencies

The Attorney General may request the Secretary of Defense to provide assistance under section 382 of title 10 in support of Department of Justice activities relating to the enforcement of section 2332a of this title during an emergency situation involving a weapon of mass destruction. The authority to make such a request may be exercised by another official of the Department of Justice in accordance with section 382 (f)(2) of title 10.


(Added Pub. L. 104–201, title XIV, § 1416(c)(2)(A),Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2723, § 2332d; renumbered § 2332e,Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, § 605(q),Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3510; amended Pub. L. 107–56, title I, § 104,Oct. 26, 2001, 115 Stat. 277.)

Pub. L. 104–201, § 1416(c)(2)(A), which directed amendment of the chapter 133B of this title that relates to terrorism by adding this section, was executed by adding this section to this chapter to reflect the probable intent of Congress. This title does not contain a chapter 133B.

2001—Pub. L. 107–56substituted “2332a of this title” for “2332c of this title” and struck out “chemical” before “weapon of”.
1996—Pub. L. 104–294renumbered section 2332d of this title, relating to requests for military assistance to enforce prohibition in certain emergencies, as this section.


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