S.441 - A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a mandatory minimum sentence for the unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a fugitive from justice, a person who is addicted to, or an unlawful user of, a controlled substance, or a transferor or receiver of a stolen firearm, to increase the general penalty for a violation of Federal firearms laws, and to increase the enhanced penalties provided for the possession of a firearm in connection with a crime of violence or drug trafficking crime, and for other purposes.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Campbell, Ben Nighthorse [D-CO] (Introduced 02/25/1993)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/05/1993 Referred to Subcommittee on Constitution. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.441 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/25/1993)
Amends the Federal criminal code to require a minimum sentence of five years' imprisonment for the unlawful possession of a firearm by any person who: (1) has been convicted of a crime punishable by more than one year's imprisonment; (2) is a fugitive from justice; (3) is an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance; (4) has transported in interstate commerce any stolen firearm; or (5) has received any stolen firearm.
Increases from $5,000 to $10,000 and from five years to ten years the fine and term of imprisonment, respectively, for violation of Federal firearm laws.
Increases the penalties for possession of a firearm in connection with a crime of violence or drug trafficking.