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House Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and InvestigationsHouse Committee on Ways and MeansIntroducedJuly 29th, 2009
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Stop White-collar Assistance to Terrorists Act
To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase penalties for certain fraud offenses committed to facilitate terrorism, and for other purposes.
Stop White-collar Assistance to Terrorists Act - Amends the federal criminal code to increase the maximum prison terms for: (1) certain fraud, money laundering, and bribery offenses if committed to facilitate an act of domestic or international terrorism; and (2) providing material support or resources to terrorists. Directs the U.S. Sentencing Commission to review and, if appropriate, amend sentencing guidelines and policy statements for offenses committed to facilitate terrorism to reflect congressional intent that the penalties for such offenses be increased.