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


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.


Pub.L. 100-690


Thomas Foley

Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district



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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.

Summary (CRS)

(House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment, roll call #465 (346-11)) Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 - TitleI - Coordination of National Drug PolicySubtitleA - National Drug Control ProgramNational Narcotics ... Read more >


Aug 11, 1988

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5210”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5582 (Related)
Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 22, 1988

H.Res. 595 (rule)

Last Action: Oct 20, 1988

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