S.992 - A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to increase the maximum term of imprisonment for offenses involving stolen firearms.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Campbell, Ben Nighthorse [R-CO] (Introduced 07/08/1997)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/08/1997 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in Senate (07/08/1997)
[Congressional Bills 105th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [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. _______________________________________________________________________ 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 _______________________________________________________________________ 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). <all>