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Old 10-06-2017, 04:52 PM
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Default Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017

The bill would, among other things (quoting FAMM here)
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  • Expand the existing “safety valve” so that judges can ignore mandatory minimums in more drug cases, and create a second, new safety valve that gives judges discretion to sentence certain low-level offenders below the current 10-year federal mandatory minimum for a drug offense;
  • Apply retroactively the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010, which reduced the disparity between crack and powder cocaine sentences; and
  • Reform the “stacking” of mandatory minimum sentences for unlawful gun possession during commission of a crime so that first-time offenders are not subject to a 25-year mandatory prison term.
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What bill is this? It would definitely help my husband
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https://www.grassley.senate.gov/site...%20Section.pdf

for the contents, and I _think_ the bill number is S.1917.
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