To provide a sentence of death for certain importations of significant quantities of controlled substances.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 25, 1996
Length: 3 pages
104th Congress (1995–1996)
This bill was introduced on September 25, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Sep 25, 1996
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Jan 7, 1997
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 41 (105th).
H.R. 4170 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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