U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 3661. Use of Information for Sentencing

     No limitation shall be placed on the information concerning the background, character, and conduct of a person convicted of an offense which a court of the United States may receive and consider for the purpose of imposing an appropriate sentence.

(Added Pub. L. 91–452, title X, § 1001(a), Oct. 15, 1970, 84 Stat. 951, § 3577; renumbered § 3661, Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 212(a)(1), Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 1987.)

Short Title of 1990 Amendment

     Pub. L. 101–421, § 1, Oct. 12, 1990, 104 Stat. 909, provided that: "This Act [amending provisions set out as a note under section 3672 of this title] may be cited as the `Drug and Alcohol Dependent Offenders Treatment Act of 1989’."

Short Title of 1986 Amendment

     Pub. L. 99–570, title I, § 1861(a), Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3207–53, provided that: "This section [amending sections 3672 and 4255 of this title, enacting provisions set out as a note under section 3672 of this title, and amending provisions set out as a note under section 4255 of this title] may be cited as the `Drug and Alcohol Dependent Offenders Treatment Act of 1986’."

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 3661. Use of Information for Sentencing," U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure in U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed September 29, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3XDZ1KJLCJ7J15Y.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 3661. Use of Information for Sentencing." U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, in U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 29 Sep. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3XDZ1KJLCJ7J15Y.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 3661. Use of Information for Sentencing' in U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 29 September 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3XDZ1KJLCJ7J15Y.