H.R. 2780 (111th): Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2010

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of Jun 09, 2009 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2780

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 9, 2009

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To correct and simplify the drafting of section 1752 (relating to restricted buildings or grounds) of title 18, United States Code.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2009.

2.

Restricted buildings or grounds

Section 1752 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

1752.

Restricted buildings or grounds

(a)

Whoever—

(1)

without authority to do so, knowingly enters or remains in any restricted building or grounds;

(2)

knowingly, and with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of Government business or official functions, engages in disorderly or disruptive conduct in, or within such proximity to, any restricted building or grounds when, or so that, such conduct, in fact, impedes or disrupts the orderly conduct of Government business or official functions;

(3)

knowingly obstructs or impedes ingress or egress to or from any restricted building or grounds; or

(4)

knowingly engages in any act of physical violence against any person or property in any restricted building or grounds;

or attempts or conspires to do so, shall be punished as provided in subsection (b).
(b)

The punishment for a violation of subsection (a) is—

(1)

a fine under this title or imprisonment for not more than 10 years, or both, if—

(A)

any person, during and in relation to the offense, uses or carries a deadly or dangerous weapon or firearm; or

(B)

the offense results in significant bodily injury as defined by section 2118(e)(3); and

(2)

a fine under this title or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both, in any other case.

(c)

In this section—

(1)

the term restricted buildings or grounds means a posted, cordoned off, or otherwise restricted area of a building or grounds—

(A)

where the President or other person protected by the Secret Service is or will be temporarily visiting; or

(B)

so restricted in conjunction with an event designated as a special event of national significance; and

(2)

the term other person protected by the Secret Service means any person whom the United States Secret Service is authorized to protect under section 3056 of this title when such person has not declined such protection.

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