CHAPTER TWO - OFFENSE CONDUCT


PART E - OFFENSES INVOLVING CRIMINAL ENTERPRISES AND RACKETEERING

1.RACKETEERING

§2E1.4. Use of Interstate Commerce Facilities in the Commission of Murder-For-Hire

(a)Base Offense Level (Apply the greatest):

(1)32; or

(2)the offense level applicable to the underlying unlawful conduct.

Commentary

Statutory Provisions: 18 U.S.C. § 1958 (formerly 18 U.S.C. § 1952A).

Application Note:

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.

Historical Note: Effective November 1, 1987. Amended effective November 1, 1989 (see Appendix C, amendment 144); November 1, 1990 (see Appendix C, amendment 311); November 1, 1992 (see Appendix C, amendment 449).