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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2015
Length: 2 pages
Jun 23, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 23, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 23, 2015
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H.R. 2862 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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