CHAPTER TWO - OFFENSE CONDUCT


PART P - OFFENSES INVOLVING PRISONS AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES


§2P1.3.     Engaging In, Inciting or Attempting to Incite a Riot Involving Persons in a Facility for Official Detention

(a)       Base Offense Level:

(1)       22, if the offense was committed under circumstances creating a substantial risk of death or serious bodily injury to any person.

(2)       16, if the offense involved a major disruption to the operation of an institution.

(3)       10, otherwise.

Commentary

Statutory Provision:  18 U.S.C. § 1792.

Application Note:

1.      If death or bodily injury resulted, an upward departure may be warranted.  See Chapter Five, Part K (Departures).

Historical Note:  Effective November 1, 1987.