H.R.6248 - Armed Career Criminal Act of 198498th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wyden, Ron [D-OR-3] (Introduced 09/13/1984)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 98-1073|
|Latest Action:||10/23/1984 Pocket Vetoed by President. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Pocket vetoed by President
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- Passed House
- Passed Senate
- To President
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Summary: H.R.6248 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/13/1984)
Armed Career Criminal Act of 1984 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to establish a mandatory sentence of 15 years and a fine of not more than $25,000 for "armed career criminals."
Applies such penalties to any person with three prior convictions who commits or threatens to commit a robbery or burglary while in possession of a firearm.