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Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism and Homeland SecurityIntroducedApril 24th, 2013
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Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent unjust and irrational criminal punishments.
Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a federal court to impose a sentence below a statutory minimum if necessary to avoid violating federal provisions prescribing factors courts must consider in imposing a sentence. Requires the court to give the parties notice of its intent to impose a lower sentence and to state in writing the factors requiring such a sentence.