H.R. 5460 (101st): Drug-Free Cities Act of 1990


Aug 3, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 3, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harry “Steve” Bartlett

Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To reduce unlawful drug use in the United States through the development of local laws, policies, and programs related to user accountability; by promoting behaviors on the part of the general public that express nonacceptance of and intolerance for unlawful drug use; by providing recognition to local governments that have implemented effective, aggressive user accountability programs; and by disseminating in formation about local laws, policies, and programs that have been proven effective in reducing unlawful drug use.

Summary (CRS)

8/3/1990--Introduced.Drug-Free Cities Act of 1990 - Authorizes the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy to designate local governments as drug-free.Permits the Director to make grants to eligible ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 3, 1990

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5460”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (15R, 7D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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