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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 2331                                            01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 113B - TERRORISM

HEAD

    Sec. 2331. Definitions

STATUTE

      As used in this chapter -
        (1) the term "international terrorism" means activities that -
          (A) involve violent acts or acts dangerous to human life that
        are 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;
          (B) appear 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 mass
          destruction, assassination, or kidnapping; and
          (C) occur primarily outside the territorial jurisdiction of
        the United States, or transcend national boundaries in terms of
        the means by which they are accomplished, the persons they
        appear intended to intimidate or coerce, or the locale in which
        their perpetrators operate or seek asylum;
        (2) the term "national of the United States" has the meaning
      given such term in section 101(a)(22) of the Immigration and
      Nationality Act;
        (3) the term "person" means any individual or entity capable of
      holding a legal or beneficial interest in property;
        (4) the term "act of war" means any act occurring in the course
      of -
          (A) declared war;
          (B) armed conflict, whether or not war has been declared,
        between two or more nations; or
          (C) armed conflict between military forces of any origin; and
        (5) the term "domestic terrorism" means activities that -
          (A) involve acts dangerous to human life that are a violation
        of the criminal laws of the United States or of any State;
          (B) appear 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 mass
          destruction, assassination, or kidnapping; and
          (C) occur primarily within the territorial jurisdiction of
        the United States.

SOURCE

    (Added Pub. L. 102-572, title X, Sec. 1003(a)(3), Oct. 29, 1992,
    106 Stat. 4521; amended Pub. L. 107-56, title VIII, Sec. 802(a),
    Oct. 26, 2001, 115 Stat. 376.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT

      Section 101(a)(22) of the Immigration and Nationality Act,
    referred to in par. (2), is classified to section 1101(a)(22) of
    Title 8, Aliens and Nationality.

PRIOR PROVISIONS

      A prior section 2331 was renumbered 2332 of this title.
                                AMENDMENTS
      2001 - Par. (1)(B)(iii). Pub. L. 107-56, Sec. 802(a)(1),
    substituted "by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping" for
    "by assassination or kidnapping".
      Par. (5). Pub. L. 107-56, Sec. 802(a)(2)-(4), added par. (5).
                              EFFECTIVE DATE
      Section 1003(c) of Pub. L. 102-572 provided that: "This section
    [enacting this section and sections 2333 to 2338 of this title,
    amending former section 2331 of this title, and renumbering former
    section 2331 of this title as 2332] and the amendments made by this
    section shall apply to any pending case or any cause of action
    arising on or after 4 years before the date of enactment of this
    Act [Oct. 29, 1992]."
                       SHORT TITLE OF 2004 AMENDMENT
      Pub. L. 108-458, title VI, Sec. 6601, Dec. 17, 2004, 118 Stat.
    3761, provided that: "This subtitle [subtitle G (Secs. 6601-6604)
    of title VI of Pub. L. 108-458, enacting section 2339D of this
    title, amending sections 2332b and 2339A to 2339C of this title,
    and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 2332b of
    this title] may be cited as the 'Material Support to Terrorism
    Prohibition Enhancement Act of 2004'."
                       SHORT TITLE OF 2002 AMENDMENT
      Pub. L. 107-197, title I, Sec. 101, June 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 721,
    provided that: "This title [enacting section 2332f of this title
    and provisions set out as notes under section 2332f of this title]
    may be cited as the 'Terrorist Bombings Convention Implementation
    Act of 2002'."
      Pub. L. 107-197, title II, Sec. 201, June 25, 2002, 116 Stat.
    724, provided that: "This title [enacting section 2339C of this
    title and provisions set out as notes under section 2339C of this
    title] may be cited as the 'Suppression of the Financing of
    Terrorism Convention Implementation Act of 2002'."
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