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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

98 STAT. 2139

law, the court shall not place on probation or suspend the sentence of any person convicted of a violation of this subsection, nor shall the term of imprisonment imposed under this subsection run concurrently with any other term of imprisonment including that imposed for the crime of violence in which the firearm was used or carried. No person sentenced under this subsection shall be eligible for parole during the term of imprisonment imposed herein.".

Prohibition.

PART E—ARMOR-PIERCING BULLETS

SEC. 1006. (a) Chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "§ 929. Use of restricted ammunition "(a) Whoever, during and in relation to the commission of a crime of violence including a crime of violence which provides for an enhanced punishment if committed by the use of a deadly or dangerous weapon or device for which he may be prosecuted in a court of the United States, uses or carries any handgun loaded with armorpiercing ammunition as defined in subsection (b), shall, in addition to the punishment provided for the commission of such crime of violence be sentenced to a term of imprisonment for not less than five nor more than ten years. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the court shall not suspend the sentence of any person convicted of a violation of this subsection, nor place him on probation, nor shall the term of imprisonment run concurrently with any other terms of imprisonment including that imposed for the felony in which the armor-piercing handgun ammunition was used or carried. No person sentenced under this subsection shall be eligible for parole during the term of imprisonment imposed herein. "(b) For purposes of this section— "(1) 'armor-piercing ammunition' means ammunition which, when or if fired from any handgun used or carrried in violation of subsection (a) under the test procedure of the National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Standard for the Ballistics Resistance of Police Body Armor promulgated December 1978, is determined to be capable of penetrating bullet-resistant apparel or body armor meeting the requirements of Type IIA of Standard NILECJ-STD-0101.01 as formulated by the United States Department of Justice and published in December of 1978; and "(2) 'handgun' means any firearm, including a pistol or revolver, originally designed to be fired by the use of a single hand.", (b) The table of sections for chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "929. Use of restricted ammunition.". PART F—KIDNAPING OF FEDERAL OFFICIALS

SEC. 1007. Section 1201 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended— (1) in subsection (a)(3), by deleting "or" at the end thereof; (2) in subsection (a)(4), by deleting the comma at the end thereof and substituting "; or"; and (3) by adding after subsection (a)(4) a new subsection (a)(5) to read as follows:

18 USC 929.