CHAPTER TWO - OFFENSE CONDUCT


PART G - OFFENSES INVOLVING COMMERCIAL SEX ACTS, SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF MINORS, AND OBSCENITY


2.      SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A MINOR


§2G2.3.     Selling or Buying of Children for Use in the Production of Pornography

(a)       Base Offense Level:  38


Commentary

Statutory Provision:  18 U.S.C. § 2251A.

Background:  The statutory minimum sentence for a defendant convicted under 18 U.S.C. § 2251A is thirty years imprisonment.

Historical Note:  Effective November 1, 1989 (see Appendix C, amendment 162).  Amended effective November 1, 2009 (see Appendix C, amendment 736).