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house Bill H.R. 1772

Criminal Code Modernization and Simplification Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
    IntroducedMarch 26th, 2009

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Criminal Code Modernization and Simplification Act of 2009

Official Title

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.

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