Historical Note:: Effective November 1, 1990 (see Appendix C, amendment 311). Amended effective November 1, 2004 (see Appendix C, amendment 663).
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§2A2.1. Assault with Intent to Commit Murder; Attempted Murder
(a) Base Offense Level:
(1) 33, if the object of the offense would have constituted first degree murder; or
(2) 27, otherwise.
(b) Specific Offense Characteristics
(1) If (A) the victim sustained permanent or life-threatening bodily injury, increase by 4 levels; (B) the victim sustained serious bodily injury, increase by 2 levels; or (C) the degree of injury is between that specified in subdivisions (A) and (B), increase by 3 levels.
(2) If the offense involved the offer or the receipt of anything of pecuniary value for undertaking the murder, increase by 4 levels.
Statutory Provisions: 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(1), 351(c), 1113, 1116(a), 1751(c), 1993(a)(6). For additional statutory provision(s), see Appendix A (Statutory Index).