H.R. 2361 (105th): To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the “three strikes” life sentence.

105th Congress, 1997–1998. Text as of Jul 31, 1997 (Introduced).

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HR 2361 IH

105th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2361

To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the ‘three strikes’ life sentence.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 31, 1997

Mr. SCHIFF (for himself, Mr. MCCOLLUM, Ms. DUNN, Mr. CALVERT, Mr. BEREUTER, and Mr. REDMOND) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the ‘three strikes’ life sentence.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 3559(c) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

    ‘(8) For purposes of paragraph (1), an individual who is adjudicated a juvenile delinquent in a juvenile proceeding for conduct that would be a serious violent felony or a serious drug offense if that conduct were engaged in by an adult, shall be deemed to be convicted of that serious violent felony or serious drug offense, but only with respect to one such adjudication.’.