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HR 4092 - Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 - Key Vote

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Dana Rohrabacher voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (285-141) - (Key vote)

Title: Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides $28.69 billion in grants from 1995-2000 to reduce violence and crimes, enhance law enforcement, provide education and activity programs for youth, and for other purposes.

Highlights:
  • Requires a mandatory life sentence in prison to any individual who is convicted of committing their third serious violent or drug-related crime.
  • Increases the number of crimes subject to the death penalty, including crimes where no one is killed.
  • Prohibits the imposition of the death penalty on the basis of race, religion, national origin, or sex.
  • Reduces the age at which a juvenile may be tried as an adult in court for committing a violent crime from 15 years of age to 13.
  • $13.5 billion for the development, expansion, modification, and operation of prisons.
  • $9.04 billion for crime prevention and rehabilitation programs.
  • $3.45 billion for an increase in police presence, hiring and training officers, and developing cooperative efforts between law enforcement agencies and local citizens.
  • Incorporated into HR 3355 during conference. See HR 3355 for further action.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994

Sponsors

  • Jack Brooks (TX - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Don Edwards (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. Hughes Sr. (NJ - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles E. 'Chuck' Schumer (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
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