H.R. 5455: Terry Technical Correction Act

CBO Score

$2 million

Date of Report

Mon November 28th, 2022

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

To amend the First Step Act of 2018 to permit defendants convicted of certain offenses to be eligible for reduced sentences, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee — D — TX

Broadens the scope of crack cocaine offenders who are eligible for a retroactive sentencing reduction under the First Step Act of 2018. The First Step Act made the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 retroactive and authorized sentencing reductions for certain crack cocaine offenders convicted and sentenced before the Fair Sentencing Act became effective. Under current law, crack cocaine offenders whose conduct triggered a mandatory minimum sentence are eligib...

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