H.R. 4170 (104th): Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1996

Introduced:

Sep 25, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 25, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Newton Gingrich

Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 25, 1996
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide a sentence of death for certain importations of significant quantities of controlled substances.

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History

Sep 25, 1996
 
Introduced

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26 cosponsors (26R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 41 (105th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 1997

S. 2125 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 25, 1996

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