To provide a sentence of death for certain importations of significant quantities of controlled substances.
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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.
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26 Cosponsors (26 Republicans)
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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