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
About the bill
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.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 52 (98th).
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. August 26, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1688>
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