Section 13A-10-200

Possession, distribution, etc., of destructive device or weapon intended to cause injury or destruction.

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to possess, transport, or receive or attempt to possess, transport, or receive a destructive device, explosive, or bacteriological or biological weapon with the knowledge or intent that it shall be used to kill or injure an individual or to destroy a public building. A person convicted of a violation of this subsection shall be guilty of a Class A felony.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, and in addition to any other penalty imposed under the laws of this state or of the United States, any person who shall knowingly use or knowingly attempt to use a destructive device, explosive, or bacteriological or biological weapon to kill or injure any individual, including a public safety officer performing his or her duties as a direct or proximate result of a violation of Act 2009-718, or to knowingly destroy a public building, shall be guilty of a Class A felony and shall be imprisoned for not less than 20 years. In addition, a person convicted under subsection (a) or this subsection may also be fined the greater of the cost of replacing any property that is destroyed or two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000). If the defendant is a corporation or other entity, the corporation or other entity shall be fined the greater of the cost of replacing any property which is destroyed or one million dollars ($1,000,000). The corporation or other entity may also be sentenced to perform not fewer than 20,000 nor more than 40,000 hours of community service.

(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, and in addition to any other penalty imposed under the laws of this state or of the United States, no part of any sentence imposed pursuant to subsection (a) or subsection (b) shall be probated, deferred, suspended, or withheld and no person sentenced pursuant to subsection (a) or subsection (b) shall be eligible for early release, leave, work release, earned time, good time, or any other program administered by an agency of the executive or judicial branches of this state which would have the effect of reducing or mitigating the sentence until the defendant has completed the minimum sentence as provided by subsection (a) or subsection (b).

(Act 2009-718, p. 2115, §11.)