2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
CHAPTER 23 - OFFENSES INVOLVING WEAPONS
Section 16-23-715. Possession, threatened or attempted use of weapon of mass destruction for act of terrorism; penalty.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 16-23-715 (2017)

A person who, without lawful authority, possesses, uses, threatens, or attempts or conspires to possess or use a weapon of mass destruction in furtherance of an act of terrorism is guilty of a felony and upon conviction:

(1) in cases resulting in the death of another person, must be punished by death or by imprisonment for life; or

(2) in cases which do not result in the death of another person, must be punished by imprisonment for not less than twenty-five years nor more than life.

HISTORY: 2002 Act No. 339, Section 13, eff July 2, 2002.

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