Summary: H.R.6248 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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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.