2001 Federal Sentencing Guideline Manual
§2E1.4. Use of Interstate Commerce Facilities in the Commission of Murder-For-Hire
(a) Base Offense Level (Apply the greater):
(1) 32; or
(2) the offense level applicable to the underlying unlawful conduct.
Statutory Provision: 18 U.S.C. § 1958 (formerly 18 U.S.C. § 1952A).
1. If the underlying conduct violates state law, the offense level corresponding to the most analogous federal offense is to be used.
Background: This guideline and the statute to which it applies do not require that a murder actually have been committed.