Text: H.R.3040 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 108th Congress]
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[H.R. 3040 Introduced in House (IH)]






108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3040

 To strengthen to enhance public safety through pretrial detention and 
     postrelease supervision of terrorists, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 9, 2003

  Mr. Goodlatte (for himself, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Carter, and Mr. 
   Forbes) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                       Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
 To strengthen to enhance public safety through pretrial detention and 
     postrelease supervision of terrorists, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Pretrial Detention and Lifetime 
Supervision of Terrorists Act of 2003''.

SEC. 2. PRESUMPTION FOR PRETRIAL DETENTION IN CASES INVOLVING 
              TERRORISM.

    Section 3142 of title 18, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in subsection (e)--
                    (A) by inserting ``or'' before ``the Maritime''; 
                and
                    (B) by inserting after ``or 2332b of title 18 of 
                the United States Code'' the following: ``, or an 
                offense listed in section 2332b(g)(5)(B) of title 18 of 
                the United States Code, if the Attorney General 
                certifies that the offense appears by its nature or 
                context to be intended to intimidate or coerce a 
                civilian population, to influence the policy of a 
                government by intimidation or coercion, or to affect 
                the conduct of a government by mass destruction, 
                assassination, or kidnaping, or an offense involved in 
                or related to domestic or international terrorism as 
                defined in section 2331 of title 18 of the United 
                States Code''; and
            (2) in subsections (f)(1)(A) and (g)(1), by inserting after 
        ``violence'' the following: ``, or an offense listed in section 
        2332b(g)(5)(B) of title 18 of the United States Code, if the 
        Attorney General certifies that the offense appears by its 
        nature or context to be intended to intimidate or coerce a 
        civilian population, to influence the policy of a government by 
        intimidation or coercion, or to affect the conduct of a 
        government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnaping, or 
        an offense involved in or related to domestic or international 
        terrorism as defined in section 2331 of title 18 of the United 
        States Code''.

SEC. 3. POSTRELEASE SUPERVISION OF TERRORISTS.

    Section 3583(j) of title 18, United States Code, is amended in 
subsection (j), by striking ``, the commission'' and all that follows 
through ``person,''.
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