2016 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 13 - Offenses Against Person
Part 8 - Terrorism Prevention and Response Act of 2002
§ 39-13-807. Provision of support or resources to designated entity or to persons committing or attempting an act of terrorism -- Exception.

TN Code § 39-13-807 (2016) What's This?

(a) It is an offense for any person to provide material support or resources, or attempt or conspire to provide material support or resources, to:

(1) Any person known by the person providing such material support or resources to be planning or carrying out an act of terrorism in this state, or concealing or attempting to escape after committing or attempting to commit an act of terrorism; or

(2) A designated entity; provided, the person must have actual knowledge that the entity is a designated entity.

(b) A violation of subsection (a) is a Class A felony.

(c) This section shall not apply to any financial service, funds transfer, or securities transaction conducted in the ordinary course of business by a financial institution subject to the information sharing, suspicious activity reporting, or currency transaction reporting requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act, compiled in 31 U.S.C. § 5311 et seq., or the U.S.A. Patriot Act (PL 107-56); provided, that any such institution that acts with the intent to assist, aid, or abet any person planning or carrying out an act of terrorism in this state, or concealing or attempting to escape after committing or attempting to commit an act of terrorism, shall remain liable under subsection (a).

(d) A person prosecuted under subdivision (a)(2) shall be afforded the same due process rights as are afforded to persons prosecuted under 18 U.S.C. § 2339B.

(e) The district attorney general shall notify the United States department of state, and any other appropriate federal department or agency, of a violation of subsection (a).

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