H.R. 1621: Prohibiting Punishment of Acquitted Conduct Act of 2021

CBO Score

$19 million

Date of Report

Mon March 28th, 2022

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

To amend section 3661 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the consideration of acquitted conduct at sentencing.

Sponsor: Rep. Steve Cohen — D — TN

Limits the consideration of acquitted conduct (e.g., conduct underlying criminal charges for which an individual was found not guilty) by a federal court at sentencing.

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