H.R.993 - Sentencing Fairness and Equity Restoration Act of 2007

To amend title 18, United States Code, to reaffirm the intent of Congress in the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend title 18, United States Code, to reaffirm the intent of Congress in the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Sentencing Fairness and Equity Restoration Act of 2007 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Sentencing Fairness and Equity Restoration Act of 2007 - Amends the federal criminal code to require: (1) federal courts to impose sentences for crimes at no less than the minimum of the range prescribed by U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines up to the statutory maximum; and (2) appellate

Official Summary

Sentencing Fairness and Equity Restoration Act of 2007 - Amends the federal criminal code to require:
(1) federal courts to impose sentences for crimes at no less than the minimum of the range prescribed by U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines up to the statutory maximum; and
(2) appellate de novo review of any sentence imposed below the minimum of the range in applicable sentencing guidelinesDirects the Attorney General to create and implement a new policy for the filing of motions for reducing a criminal sentence for substantial assistance in investigating or prosecuting another individual.Amends the federal judicial code to:
(1) exempt sentencing courts from the requirement of filing a written report with the U.S. Sentencing Commission for certain petty crimes for which there are no applicable sentencing guidelines; and
(2) prohibit the delegation of certain judicial duties relating to sentencing to the executive branch.

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