18 U.S. Code § 3661 - Use of information for sentencing

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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.

Source

(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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