Notes on 18 U.S.C. § 2339A : US Code - Notes

    (Added Pub. L. 103-322, title XII, Sec. 120005(a), Sept. 13, 1994,
    108 Stat. 2022; amended Pub. L. 104-132, title III, Sec. 323, Apr.
    24, 1996, 110 Stat. 1255; Pub. L. 104-294, title VI, Secs.
    601(b)(2), (s)(2), (3), 604(b)(5), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3498,
    3502, 3506; Pub. L. 107-56, title VIII, Secs. 805(a), 810(c),
    811(f), Oct. 26, 2001, 115 Stat. 377, 380, 381; Pub. L. 107-197,
    title III, Sec. 301(c), June 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 728; Pub. L. 107-
    273, div. B, title IV, Sec. 4002(a)(7), (c)(1), (e)(11), Nov. 2,
    2002, 116 Stat. 1807, 1808, 1811; Pub. L. 108-458, title VI, Sec.
    6603(a)(2), (b), Dec. 17, 2004, 118 Stat. 3762; Pub. L. 109-177,
    title I, Sec. 110(b)(3)(B), Mar. 9, 2006, 120 Stat. 208; Pub. L.
    111-122, Sec. 3(d), Dec. 22, 2009, 123 Stat. 3481.)



                                AMENDMENTS                            
      2009 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111-122 inserted ", 1091" after "956"
    and substituted ", 2340A, or 2442" for ", or 2340A".
      2006 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109-177 struck out "1993," after
    "1992,".
      2004 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108-458, Sec. 6603(a)(2)(B), which
    directed amendment of this section by inserting "or any offense
    listed in section 2332b(g)(5)(B) (except for sections 2339A and
    2339B)" after "section 60123(b) of title 49,", was executed by
    making the insertion in subsec. (a) after "section 46502 or
    60123(b) of title 49," to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
      Pub. L. 108-458, Sec. 6603(a)(2)(A), struck out "or" before
    "section 46502".
      Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 108-458, Sec. 6603(b), reenacted heading
    without change and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text
    read as follows: "In this section, the term 'material support or
    resources' means currency or monetary instruments or financial
    securities, financial services, lodging, training, expert advice or
    assistance, safehouses, false documentation or identification,
    communications equipment, facilities, weapons, lethal substances,
    explosives, personnel, transportation, and other physical assets,
    except medicine or religious materials."
      2002 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107-273, Sec. 4002(a)(7), (e)(11),
    struck out "2332c," after "2332b," and substituted "of an escape"
    for "or an escape".
      Pub. L. 107-197 inserted "2332f," before "or 2340A".
      Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107-273, Sec. 4002(c)(1), repealed amendment
    by Pub. L. 104-294, Sec. 601(b)(2). See 1996 Amendment note below.
      2001 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107-56, Sec. 811(f), inserted "or
    attempts or conspires to do such an act," before "shall be fined".
      Pub. L. 107-56, Sec. 810(c)(1), substituted "15 years" for "10
    years".
      Pub. L. 107-56, Sec. 810(c)(2), which directed substitution of ",
    and, if the death of any person results, shall be imprisoned for
    any term of years or for life." for period, was executed by making
    the substitution for the period at end of the first sentence to
    reflect the probable intent of Congress and the intervening
    amendment by section 805(a)(1)(F) of Pub. L. 107-56. See below.
      Pub. L. 107-56, Sec. 805(a)(1)(F), inserted at end "A violation
    of this section may be prosecuted in any Federal judicial district
    in which the underlying offense was committed, or in any other
    Federal judicial district as provided by law."
      Pub. L. 107-56, Secs. 805(a)(1)(A)-(E), struck out ", within the
    United States," after "Whoever", and inserted "229," after "175,",
    "1993," after "1992,", ", section 236 of the Atomic Energy Act of
    1954 (42 U.S.C. 2284)," after "2340A of this title", and "or
    60123(b)" after "section 46502".
      Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107-56, Sec. 805(a)(2), substituted "or
    monetary instruments or financial securities" for "or other
    financial securities" and inserted "expert advice or assistance,"
    after "training,".
      1996 - Pub. L. 104-294, Sec. 604(b)(5), amended directory
    language of Pub. L. 103-322, Sec. 120005(a), which enacted this
    section.
      Pub. L. 104-132 amended section generally, reenacting section
    catchline without change and redesignating provisions which
    detailed what constitutes offense, formerly contained in subsec.
    (b), as subsec. (a), inserting references to sections 37, 81, 175,
    831, 842, 956, 1362, 1366, 2155, 2156, 2332, 2332a, 2332b, and
    2340A of this title, striking out references to sections 36, 2331,
    and 2339 of this title, redesignating provisions which define
    "material support or resource", formerly contained in subsec. (a),
    as subsec. (b), substituting provisions excepting medicine or
    religious materials from definition for provisions excepting
    humanitarian assistance to persons not directly involved in
    violations, and struck out subsec. (c) which authorized
    investigations into possible violations, except activities
    involving First Amendment rights.
      Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104-294, Sec. 601(s)(2), (3), inserted
    "930(c)," before "956,", "1992," before "2155,", "2332c," before
    "or 2340A of this title", and "or an escape" after "concealment".
      Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104-294, Sec. 601(b)(2), which directed
    substitution of "2332" for "2331", "2332a" for "2339", "37" for
    "36", and "or an escape" for "of an escape" and which could not be
    executed after the general amendment by Pub. L. 104-132, was
    repealed by Pub. L. 107-273, Sec. 4002(c)(1). See above.

                     EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2002 AMENDMENT                 
      Pub. L. 107-273, div. B, title IV, Sec. 4002(c)(1), Nov. 2, 2002,
    116 Stat. 1808, provided that the amendment made by section
    4002(c)(1) is effective Oct. 11, 1996.

                     EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1996 AMENDMENT                 
      Amendment by section 604(b)(5) of Pub. L. 104-294 effective Sept.
    13, 1994, see section 604(d) of Pub. L. 104-294, set out as a note
    under section 13 of this title.