H.R. 13062 (95th): A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide increased penalties for using a firearm to commit a felony or carrying a firearm unlawfully during the commission of a felony, and for other purposes.


Jun 9, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 9, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Goodloe Byron
Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
6/9/1978--Introduced.Amends provisions setting forth additional penalties for using or unlawfully carrying a firearm during the commission of a Federal felony to name such activity "armed criminal action. Specifies penalties for ...

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H.R. 3798 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 22, 1977

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Jun 9, 1978


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