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1090. Penalty for Solicitation

Section 373(a) sets the penalty for solicitation as not more than one-half the maximum term of imprisonment or fine, or both, of the Federal crime solicited by the defendant. It also provides that if the crime solicited is punishable by life imprisonment or death, the maximum penalty for its solicitation is twenty years imprisonment.

[updated January 1998] [cited in USAM 9-60.500]