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[S. 992 Introduced in Senate (IS)]







105th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                 S. 992

 To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to increase the 
  maximum term of imprisonment for offenses involving stolen firearms.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                              July 8, 1997

 Mr. Campbell introduced the following bill; which was read twice and 
               referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to increase the 
  maximum term of imprisonment for offenses involving stolen firearms.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. STOLEN FIREARMS.

    (a) In General.--Section 924 of title 18, United States Code, is 
amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)--
                    (A) in paragraph (2), by striking ``(i), (j),''; 
                and
                    (B) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(7) Whoever knowingly violates subsection (i) or (j) of section 
922 shall be fined as provided in this title, imprisoned not more than 
15 years, or both.'';
            (2) in subsection (i)(1), by striking ``10 years'' and 
        inserting ``15 years''; and
            (3) in subsection (l), by striking ``10 years'' and 
        inserting ``15 years''.
    (b) Sentencing Commission.--The United States Sentencing Commission 
shall amend the Federal sentencing guidelines to reflect the amendments 
made by subsection (a).
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