2005 Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Chapter 2 - PART M - OFFENSES INVOLVING NATIONAL DEFENSE AND WEAPONS OF
§2M6.2. Violation of Other
Federal Atomic Energy Agency Statutes, Rules, and Regulations
(a) Base Offense Level (Apply the greater):
(1) 30, if the offense was committed
with intent to injure the United States or to aid a foreign nation; or
Statutory Provision: 42 U.S.C. § 2273.
Background: This section
applies to offenses related to nuclear energy not specifically addressed elsewhere.
This provision covers, for example, violations of statutes dealing with rules
and regulations, license conditions, and orders of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
and the Department of Energy.
Historical Note: Effective
November 1, 1987. Amended effective November 1, 1990 (see Appendix
C, amendment 359).