Summary: H.R.3597 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/08/2000)

10-20-Life Act - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to increase penalties for using, carrying, or possessing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence or drug trafficking crime. Sets penalties of life imprisonment or a term of at least 25 years imprisonment if an individual is injured by the discharge of a firearm.

Defines "juvenile delinquency" to exclude such violation committed by a person age14 or older (thus providing for their trial as adults).