Appendix G:

Damage or Destruction to Drake Property by Use of Fire of Explosives

Pursuant to the Safe Explosives Act, 18 U.S.C. § 844(f), persons who maliciously damage or destroy, or attempt to damage or destroy, by means of fire or explosive, any building, vehicle, or other property owned by a College or University receiving federal financial assistance (such as Drake University) may be imprisoned for not less than five years and not more than 20 years, plus receive a fine, or both. If personal injury occurs, then the sentence rises to seven to 40 years, plus a fine, or both. If the conduct causes the death of another, then the perpetrator can be subject to the death penalty, or imprisoned for not less than 20 years to life, fined or both.


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