CHAPTER TWO - OFFENSE CONDUCT


PART D - OFFENSES INVOLVING DRUGS AND NARCO-TERRORISM


1.      UNLAWFUL MANUFACTURING, IMPORTING, EXPORTING, TRAFFICKING, OR POSSESSION; CONTINUING CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE


§2D1.9.     Placing or Maintaining Dangerous Devices on Federal Property to Protect the Unlawful Production of Controlled Substances; Attempt or Conspiracy 

(a)      Base Offense Level:  23


Commentary

Statutory Provision:  21 U.S.C. § 841(d)(1).

Background:  This section covers the offense of assembling, placing, or causing to be placed, or maintaining a "booby-trap" on federal property where a controlled substance is being manufactured or distributed. 

Historical Note:  Effective November 1, 1987.  Amended effective November 1, 1992 (see Appendix C, amendment 447); November 1, 2002 (see Appendix C, amendment 646).