H.R.6548: Fair Sentencing Clarification Act of 2010

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Bill Summary

Fair Sentencing Clarification Act of 2010 - Provides for the retroactive application of the penalty amendments of the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 to cocaine base offenses committed prior to the enactment of such Act. Authorizes a court to reduce the term of imprisonment consistent with the amendments made by such Act for a person convicted of  the crime of possession of a substance which contains cocaine base committed before August 3, 2010.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Dec. 17, 2010

Introduced in the House by Robert C. Scott (D-Va.)

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