Summary: H.R.1794 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/08/1995)

Crimes Against Youth and Elderly Double Penalty Act - Revises specified provisions of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 regarding crimes against the elderly to direct the U.S. Sentencing Commission to amend the Federal sentencing guidelines to ensure that the term of imprisonment for an offense where a victim of the offense is elderly (at least age 65) or a child (under age 12) is double the minimum and maximum term that would otherwise be imposed for the offense.