H.R. 3597 (106th): 10-20-Life Act


Feb 8, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 8, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Rogan

Representative for California's 27th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2000
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase the penalties for possessing or using a firearm in the commission of a felony crime of violence or drug trafficking crime, and to require juveniles age 14 or older who so possess or use a firearm to be tried as adults.

Summary (CRS)

2/8/2000--Introduced.10-20-Life Act - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to increase penalties for using, carrying, or possessing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 8, 2000

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3597”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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