Section 13A-10-193.1

Destructive device or bacteriological or biological weapon - Unlawful manufacture in the second degree.

(a) A person, who is not otherwise authorized by state or federal law or a permit issued to him or her by the State Fire Marshal, commits the crime of unlawful manufacture of a destructive device or bacteriological or biological weapon in the second degree if he or she does any of the following:

(1) Manufactures a destructive device or bacteriological or biological weapon.

(2) Possesses precursor substances as determined in Section 13A-10-191, in any amount with the intent to unlawfully manufacture a destructive device or bacteriological or biological weapon.

(3) Combines two or more components with the intent to assemble, construct, or otherwise cause to be formed, a destructive device, incendiary device, over-pressure device, detonator, poison gas, or bacteriological or biological weapon as described in Section 13A-10-190.

(4) Manufactures an explosive with intent to produce a destructive device, incendiary device, over-pressure device, detonator, poison gas, or bacteriological or biological weapon as described in 13A-10-190.

(b) The fact that a destructive device, over-pressure device, explosive, detonator, poison gas, or bacteriological or biological weapon does not function as designed or intended, is not a defense to the crime of unlawful manufacture of a destructive device or bacteriological or biological weapon in the second degree.

(c) Unlawful manufacture of a destructive device or bacteriological or biological weapon in the second degree is a Class B felony.

(Act 2016-414, §2.)