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H.R. 4590 (115th): To provide an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentence requirements for a person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses the firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty.

The text of the bill below is as of Dec 7, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4590

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 7, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Cole, and Mr. Wenstrup) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To provide an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentence requirements for a person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses the firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty.

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Exception to certain mandatory minimum sentencing requirements for person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty

Section 3261 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

(e)

Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, if the offense is a violation of section 924(c)(1) of this title, the minimum sentencing requirements of section 924(c)(1)(A) of this title shall not apply if—

(1)

the person committed a crime of violence during and in relation to the offense;

(2)

an agency of the United States required the person to carry a firearm while on-duty; and

(3)

at the time the person used, carried, or possessed the firearm, the person was employed outside the United States by the agency, and was on-duty.

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