S.2099 - A bill to provide for enhanced Federal sentencing guidelines for counterfeiting offenses, and for other purposes.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Campbell, Ben Nighthorse [R-CO] (Introduced 05/20/1998)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||10/01/1998 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 674.|
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Summary: S.2099 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate amended (10/01/1998)
Directs the United States Sentencing Commission to amend the Federal sentencing guidelines to provide: (1) a sentencing enhancement of at least two levels for offenses involving counterfeit bearer obligations of the United States; and (2) an additional sentencing enhancement of at least two levels with respect to any such offense involving the use of a computer printer or a color photocopying machine.
Amends the Federal criminal code to apply the prohibition against falsely making, forging, counterfeiting, or altering any U.S. obligation or security with intent to defraud to attempting to do so.