H.R.2766 - A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18 of the United States Code (respecting firearms) to penalize the use of firearms in the commission of any felony and to increase the penalties in certain relating existing provisions.95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Anderson, Glenn M. [D-CA-32] (Introduced 02/01/1977)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/01/1977 Referred to House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2766 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/01/1977)
Requires that whoever uses or carries a firearm during the commission of a Federal felony, or whoever is convicted by a State court of a crime punishable by a term of imprisonment exceeding one year and used or carried a firearm transported in, or affecting, interstate or foreign commerce during the commission of such crime shall, in addition to the punishment provided for the commission of such crime, be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than five nor more than ten years. Requires in the case of a second or subsequent conviction the imposition of a term of imprisonment of not less than ten years, or to life imprisonment.
Stipulates that the execution or imposition of any term of imprisonment under this Act (1) may not be suspended, (2) may not run concurrently; and (3) may not include probation.