Text: H.R.4590 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/07/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4590


To provide an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentence requirements for a person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses the firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 7, 2017

Mr. Burgess (for himself, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Cole, and Mr. Wenstrup) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To provide an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentence requirements for a person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses the firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty.

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

SECTION 1. Exception to certain mandatory minimum sentencing requirements for person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty.

Section 3261 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(e) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, if the offense is a violation of section 924(c)(1) of this title, the minimum sentencing requirements of section 924(c)(1)(A) of this title shall not apply if—

“(1) the person committed a crime of violence during and in relation to the offense;

“(2) an agency of the United States required the person to carry a firearm while on-duty; and

“(3) at the time the person used, carried, or possessed the firearm, the person was employed outside the United States by the agency, and was on-duty.”.