About the bill
H.R. 6691 amends the definition of the term “crime of violence” in the U.S. Code. Specifically:
Under subsection (a)(1), the term is defined by enumerating offenses that would qualify as crimes of violence. Subsection (a)(2) maintains the current definition of crime of violence that includes offenses that have “as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person or property of another.” Additionally, subsection (a)(3) clarifies that any inchoate offense involving the listed offenses also are included in the ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2018
Length: 9 pages
Aug 31, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 7, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
H.R. 6691 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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