2014 US Code
Title 18 - Crimes and Criminal Procedure (Sections 1 - 6005)
Part I - Crimes (Sections 1 - 2725)
Chapter 117 - Transportation for Illegal Sexual Activity and Related Crimes (Sections 2421 - 2428)
Sec. 2426 - Repeat offenders

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 117 - TRANSPORTATION FOR ILLEGAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY AND RELATED CRIMES
Sec. 2426 - Repeat offenders
Containssection 2426
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditAdded Pub. L. 105-314, title I, §104(a), Oct. 30, 1998, 112 Stat. 2976; amended Pub. L. 108-21, title I, §106(b), Apr. 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 655; Pub. L. 110-457, title II, §224(c), Dec. 23, 2008, 122 Stat. 5072.
Statutes at Large References112 Stat. 2976
117 Stat. 655
122 Stat. 5072
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 105-314, Public Law 108-21, Public Law 110-457

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18 U.S.C. § 2426 (2014)

§2426. Repeat offenders

(a) Maximum Term of Imprisonment.—The maximum term of imprisonment for a violation of this chapter after a prior sex offense conviction shall be twice the term of imprisonment otherwise provided by this chapter, unless section 3559(e) applies.

(b) Definitions.—In this section—

(1) the term "prior sex offense conviction" means a conviction for an offense—

(A) under this chapter, chapter 109A, chapter 110, or section 1591; or

(B) under State law for an offense consisting of conduct that would have been an offense under a chapter referred to in paragraph (1) if the conduct had occurred within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States; and


(2) the term "State" means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, and any commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States.

(Added Pub. L. 105–314, title I, §104(a), Oct. 30, 1998, 112 Stat. 2976; amended Pub. L. 108–21, title I, §106(b), Apr. 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 655; Pub. L. 110–457, title II, §224(c), Dec. 23, 2008, 122 Stat. 5072.)

AMENDMENTS

2008—Subsec. (b)(1)(A). Pub. L. 110–457 substituted "chapter 110, or section 1591" for "or chapter 110".

2003—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108–21 inserted ", unless section 3559(e) applies" before period at end.

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