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S Amdt 1117 - Charging Teens as Adults for Crimes Involving a Firearm - Key Vote

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Pete Domenici, Jr. voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Pete Domenici, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (64-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Charging Teens as Adults for Crimes Involving a Firearm

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that would prosecute juveniles over the age of 13 as adults in a Federal court if they committed a crime while possessing a firearm.

Highlights:
  • Declares that no juvenile prosecuted as an adult shall be incarcerated in an adult prison.
  • Allows incarcerated juveniles to file for a petition for resentencing when they are 16 years old.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Charging Teens as Adults for Crimes Involving a Firearm

Sponsors

  • Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun (IL - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Christopher S. 'Kit' Bond (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
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