(1) Any person who willfully and without lawful authority uses, threatens, attempts or conspires to use a weapon of mass destruction, as defined in this section and including a biological agent, toxin or vector, against any person or property shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished by a term of up to and including life imprisonment or by a fine not exceeding fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), or by both.
(2)  As used in this section, the term "weapon of mass destruction" means:
(a)  Any bomb or destructive device, as those terms are defined in section 18-3318, Idaho Code;
(b)  Any weapon that is designed or intended to cause death or serious bodily injury through the release, dissemination or impact of toxic or poisonous chemicals or the precursors of such chemicals;
(c)  Any weapon involving a disease organism; or
(d)  Any weapon that is designed to release radiation or radioactivity at a level dangerous to human life.

Terms Used In Idaho Code 18-3322

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person;
Idaho Code 73-114
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114