18 U.S. Code § 3077 - Definitions
Section 4 of the Subversive Activities Control Act of 1950, referred to in par. (8)(B), is classified to section 783 of Title 50, War and National Defense.
2001—Par. (1). Pub. L. 107–56 amended par. (1) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (1) read as follows: “ ‘act of terrorism’ means an activity that—
“(A) involves a violent act or an act dangerous to human life that is a violation of the criminal laws of the United States or of any State, or that would be a criminal violation if committed within the jurisdiction of the United States or of any State; and
“(B) appears to be intended—
“(i) to intimidate or coerce a civilian population;
“(ii) to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion; or
“(iii) to affect the conduct of a government by assassination or kidnapping;”.
1996—Par. (8)(A). Pub. L. 104–294 substituted “this title” for “title 18, United States Code”.
1994—Par. (1)(B)(iii). Pub. L. 103–322 substituted “kidnapping” for “kidnaping”.
Par. (8). Pub. L. 103–359 added par. (8).
1990—Pub. L. 101–647 substituted a semicolon for a period at end of pars. (1) to (3), moved the comma from before the close quotation mark to after that mark in par. (4), substituted a semicolon for a period at end of par. (5), and substituted “; and” for period at end of par. (6).
1988—Par. (4). Pub. L. 100–690 amended par. (4) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (4) read as follows: “ ‘United States’—
“(A) when used in a geographical sense, includes Puerto Rico and all territories and possessions of the United States; and
“(B) when used in the context of section 3073 shall have the meaning given to it in the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.).”
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