Amendment: Chapter Five, Part K, Subpart 2, is amended by inserting an additional policy statement as §5K2.15 (Terrorism (Policy Statement)).

Reason for Amendment: The purpose of this amendment is to add a specific policy statement concerning consideration of an upward departure when the offense is committed for a terroristic purpose. This amendment does not make a substantive change. Such conduct is currently included in the broader policy statement at §5K2.9 (Criminal Purpose) and other policy statements. See United States v. Kikumura, 706 F. Supp. 331 (D. N.J. 1989).

Effective Date: The effective date of this amendment is November 1, 1989.