2012 GUIDELINES MANUAL
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
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).