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Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism, and Homeland SecurityIntroducedMarch 26th, 2009
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Criminal Code Modernization and Simplification Act of 2009
To modernize, shorten, and simplify the Federal criminal code.
Criminal Code Modernization and Simplification Act of 2009 - Revises and reorganizes the federal criminal code. Incorporates into such code all major federal crimes, including national security and related crimes, drug crimes, immigration crimes, transportation related crimes, and regulatory crimes. Consolidates civil and criminal forfeiture provisions related to federal crimes. Sets forth uniform definitions applicable to the entire criminal code. Provides for the punishment of attempts and conspiracies to commit a crime on the same basis as the completed offense, as a general rule.