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 ...
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Feb 8, 2000
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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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3597 — 106th Congress: 10-20-Life Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr3597
“H.R. 3597 — 106th Congress: 10-20-Life Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2000. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr3597>
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