Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons Policy Team

Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons Policy Team

Report to the Commission

December 4, 2000

Executive Summary

Final Report


A. Figure: "National Defense Guidelines, Statutory Penalties and Guideline Ranges"
Table: "Proportional Comparison of National Defense Guidelines with Other Types of Offenses"
Figures: "Base Offense Levels of National Defense Guidelines;" "Relationship Among Guideline Ranges;" and "Base Offense Levels for §2M Cases."
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B. Case Scenarios for Offenses Subject to the Sense of Congress Resolution – Guideline 2M5.1 and 2M5.2; Applying the Current Guidelines, Option 1, and Option 2
C. Case Scenarios for Biological and Chemical Weapons Offenses – Applying Option 1 and Option 2
D. 18 U.S.C. § 229F, Definition of Chemical Weapon; Annex of Toxic Chemicals and Precursors
E. 18 U.S.C. § 178, Definition of Biological Agent, Toxin, Delivery System, and Vector; List of Select Agents, 42 C.F.R. 72, App. A
F. State Department List of Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations, 64 Fed. Reg. 55112 (Oct. 8, 1999)
G. United States Munitions List, 22 C.F.R. § 121.1

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