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H.R. 6691: Community Safety and Security Act of 2018

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

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

Karen Handel

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2018
Length: 9 pages
Introduced:

Aug 31, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 7, 2018

This bill passed in the House on September 7, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

33% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Aug 31, 2018
 
Introduced

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Aug 31, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 7, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6691 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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