18 U.S.C. § 1091 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 18. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 1091. Genocide

(a) Basic Offense. --Whoever, whether in time of peace or in time of war and with the specific intent to destroy, in whole or in substantial part, a national, ethnic, racial, or religious group as such--

(1)  kills members of that group;

(2)  causes serious bodily injury to members of that group;

(3)  causes the permanent impairment of the mental faculties of members of the group through drugs, torture, or similar techniques;

(4)  subjects the group to conditions of life that are intended to cause the physical destruction of the group in whole or in part;

(5)  imposes measures intended to prevent births within the group;  or

(6)  transfers by force children of the group to another group;

shall be punished as provided in subsection (b).

(b) Punishment for Basic Offense. --The punishment for an offense under subsection (a) is--

(1)  in the case of an offense under subsection (a)(1) where death results, by death or imprisonment for life and a fine of not more than $1,000,000, or both;  and

(2)  a fine of not more than $1,000,000 or imprisonment for not more than twenty years, or both, in any other case.

(c) Incitement Offense. --Whoever directly and publicly incites another to violate subsection (a) shall be fined not more than $500,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.

(d) Attempt and Conspiracy. --Any person who attempts or conspires to commit an offense under this section shall be punished in the same manner as a person who completes the offense.

(e) Jurisdiction. --There is jurisdiction over the offenses described in subsections (a), (c), and (d) if--

(1)  the offense is committed in whole or in part within the United States;  or

(2)  regardless of where the offense is committed, the alleged offender is--

(A)  a national of the United States (as that term is defined in section 101 of the Immigration and Nationality Act ( 8 U.S.C. 1101 ));

(B)  an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States (as that term is defined in section 101 of the Immigration and Nationality Act ( 8 U.S.C. 1101 ));

(C)  a stateless person whose habitual residence is in the United States;  or

(D)  present in the United States.

(f) Nonapplicability of Certain Limitations. --Notwithstanding section 3282, in the case of an offense under this section, an indictment may be found, or information instituted, at any time without limitation.

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