H.R. 3798 (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.


Feb 22, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 22, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harold Volkmer

Representative for Missouri's 9th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

2/22/1977--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 ... Read more >

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Feb 22, 1977

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H.R. 13062 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 9, 1978

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