H.R. 2862: Veterans Protection Enhancement Act

To authorize the amendment of the Federal sentencing guidelines to provide for an increase in 2 levels if the defendant intentionally selected any victim or any property as the object of the offense of conviction because of the victim's military service or status as a veteran.

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Jun 23, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jun 23, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 23, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Thomas Rooney

Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2015
Length: 2 pages


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Jun 23, 2015

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