21 U.S. Code § 850 - Information for sentencing

Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter or section 242a (a)  [1] of title 42, 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 under this subchapter or subchapter II of this chapter.


[1]  See References in Text note below.

Source

(Pub. L. 91–513, title II, § 410,Oct. 27, 1970, 84 Stat. 1269.)
References in Text

Section 242a of title 42, referred to in text, was repealed by Pub. L. 106–310, div. B, title XXXII, § 3201(b)(1),Oct. 17, 2000, 114 Stat. 1190.

 

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