Smarter sentencing act of 2021
The Smarter Sentencing Act of 2013 applies only to nonviolent drug crimes and would permit a district judge to issue sentences without regard to any mandatory minimum if the court finds that the defendant meets certain criminal history requirements and did not commit a disqualifying offense. Mar 25, 2021 · SECTION 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the “Smarter Sentencing Act of 2021”. SEC. 2. Sentencing modifications for certain drug offenses. (a) Controlled Substances Act .—The Controlled Substances Act ( 21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.) is amended—. (1) in section 102 ( 21 U.S.C. 802 )—.