Bill Text — Jun 19, 2009
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Jun 18, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on June 18, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2009
Length: 2 pages
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent unjust and irrational criminal punishments.
6/18/2009--Introduced.Common Sense in Sentencing Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a federal court to impose a sentence below a statutory minimum if necessary to avoid ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2934 — 111th Congress: Common Sense in Sentencing Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2934
“H.R. 2934 — 111th Congress: Common Sense in Sentencing Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2934>
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