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house Bill H.R. 2934

Common Sense in Sentencing Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security
    IntroducedJune 18th, 2009

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Common Sense in Sentencing Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent unjust and irrational criminal punishments.


Common Sense in Sentencing Act of 2009 - 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.

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