Classes of offenses under United States federal law
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The classes of offenses under United States federal law are as follows:
|Type||Class||Maximum prison term||Maximum fine[note 1]||Probation term[note 2]||Maximum supervised release term[note 3]||Maximum prison term upon supervised release revocation||Special assessment[note 4]|
|Felony||A||Life imprisonment (or death)||$250,000||1-5 years||5 years||5 years||$100|
|B||25 years or more||$250,000||5 years||3 years||$100|
|C||Less than 25 years but 10 or more years||$250,000||3 years||2 years||$100|
|D||Less than 10 years but 5 or more years||$250,000||3 years||2 years||$100|
|E||Less than 5 years but more than 1 year||$250,000||1 year||1 year||$100|
|Misdemeanor||A||1 year or less but more than 6 months||$100,000||0-5 years||1 year||1 year||$25|
|B||6 months or less but more than 30 days||$5,000||1 year||1 year||$10|
|C||30 days or less but more than 5 days||$5,000||1 year||1 year||$5|
|Infraction||N/A||5 days or less||$5,000||0-1 years||N/A||N/A||N/A|
- The maximum fine for misdemeanors is increased to $250,000 if the offense resulted in death.
- Probation is imposed as a substitute for imprisonment.
- Supervised release is imposed in addition to imprisonment.
- The special assessment is increased if the offender is a person other than an individual.
- Special assessment on convicted persons
- Supervised release
- Probation and supervised release under United States federal law
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