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18 U.S.C. § 2426 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 18. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 2426. Repeat offenders

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(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.

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