S. 2125 (104th): Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1996


Sep 25, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

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


Trent Lott

Senator from Mississippi



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Last Updated: Sep 25, 1996
Length: 3 pages

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Full Title

A bill to provide a sentence of death for certain importations of significant quantities of controlled substances.

Summary (CRS)

9/25/1996--Introduced.Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1996 - Amends the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to direct the court to sentence a person convicted of bringing into the United ... Read more >

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Sep 25, 1996

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1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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H.R. 4170 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 25, 1996

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