Vote — Nov 30, 2015 7:04 p.m.
Oct 1, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
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 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.
9/30/1982--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #380 (93-1)) Armed Career Criminal Act of 1982 - Amends the Federal criminal code to establish a mandatory sentence of 15 years ... Read more >
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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).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1688”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1688>
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