H.R. 5210 (100th): Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988

Introduced:

Aug 11, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 18, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 18, 1988.

Law:

Pub.L. 100-690

Sponsor:

Thomas Foley

Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 18, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prevent the manufacturing, distribution, and use of illegal drugs, and for other purposes.

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History

Aug 11, 1988
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 22, 1988
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 14, 1988
 
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.

Oct 22, 1988
 
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.

Nov 18, 1988
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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