A bill to prevent the manufacturing, distribution, and use of illegal drugs, and for other purposes.
Aug 11, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 18, 1988
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 18, 1988.
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Last Updated: Nov 18, 1988
This is the first step in the legislative process.
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Passed Senate with Changes
The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.
Senate Agreed to Changes
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 5210 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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