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H.R. 2862 (114th): 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 23, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 23, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Thomas Rooney

Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2015
Length: 2 pages

History

Jun 23, 2015
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2862 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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