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Introduced in Senate (05/23/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1684


To prevent prisoners who have been convicted of terrorism related offenses from being eligible for early release, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 23 (legislative day, May 22), 2019

Mr. Cotton (for himself and Mr. Shelby) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To prevent prisoners who have been convicted of terrorism related offenses from being eligible for early release, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “No Leniency for Terrorists Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Early release exception.

(a) In general.—Section 3624(b) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in paragraph (1)—

(A) by striking “Subject to paragraph (2)” each place it appears and inserting “Subject to paragraphs (2) and (5)” ; and

(B) by striking “year” and inserting “year,”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following:

“(5) A prisoner may not receive credit toward service of the prisoner’s sentence for a crime under—

“(A) chapter 113B of this title; or

“(B) section 206 of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1705) resulting from conspiring with, providing material support or resources to, supplying services to, or otherwise aiding a foreign terrorist organization designated under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 (8 U.S.C. 1189).”.

(b) Applicability.—This Act and the amendments made by this Act shall apply with respect to each prisoner in the custody of the Bureau of Prisons on or after the date of enactment of this Act.


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