H.R.3147 - Counter-Terrorism and National Security Act of 2007

To provide additional tools and tough penalties to fight terrorism and protect America's national security. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To provide additional tools and tough penalties to fight terrorism and protect America's national security. as introduced.
  • Short: Counter-Terrorism and National Security Act of 2007 as introduced.

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07/24/07
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

Counter-Terrorism and National Security Act of 2007 - Amends the federal criminal code to: (1) impose criminal penalties for providing material support to terrorists with the intent to facilitate, reward, or encourage terrorist activities; (2) include attempts and conspiracies in the prohib

Official Summary

Counter-Terrorism and National Security Act of 2007 - Amends the federal criminal code to:
(1) impose criminal penalties for providing material support to terrorists with the intent to facilitate, reward, or encourage terrorist activities;
(2) include attempts and conspiracies in the prohibition against obtaining military-type training from a foreign terrorist organization and increase criminal penalties for such crime;
(3) prohibit the kidnapping of a U.S. national overseas;
(4) deny all federal benefits to anyone convicted of a federal crime of terrorism;
(5) include federal crimes of terrorism in the prohibition against soliciting criminal activity;
(6) provide enhanced penalties for terrorists offenses that result in the death of a person:
(7) allow for the death penalty for terror-related crimes involving weapons of mass destruction (e.g., atomic and biological weapons);
(8) increase criminal penalties for the murder of a U.S. national overseas and for providing financial support to terrorists; and
(9) extend the authorization for wiretapping to all federal crimes of terrorism.Amends federal transportation law to impose a fine and/or prison term of up to 10 years for taking actions that seriously threaten the safety of an aircraft or individuals on such aircraft.Amends the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure to allow multi-district search warrants in terrorism investigations.

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