Summary: H.R.2490 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/28/1979)

Requires that whoever uses or carriers a firearm during the commission of any felony which may be prosecuted in a United States court shall, in addition to the punishment provided for the commission of such offense, be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of five years.

Requires in the case of a second or subsequent conviction the imposition of a term of eight years imprisonment.

Stipulates that the imposition of any term of imprisonment under this section: (1) may not be suspended; (2) may not run concurrently; and (3) may not include parole.