A bill to combat violent and major crime by establishing a Federal offense for continuing a career of robberies or burglaries while armed and providing a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Oct 1, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 30, 1982 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Pennsylvania
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 52 (98th).
S. 1688 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2017). S. 1688 — 97th Congress: Armed Career Criminal Act of 1982. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1688
“S. 1688 — 97th Congress: Armed Career Criminal Act of 1982.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. June 28, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1688>
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