Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Sep 25, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
This bill was introduced on September 25, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Mississippi
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Last Updated: Sep 25, 1996
Length: 3 pages
A bill to provide a sentence of death for certain importations of significant quantities of controlled substances.
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 >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2125”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2125 — 104th Congress: Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1996. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/s2125
“S. 2125 — 104th Congress: Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1996.” www.GovTrack.us. 1996. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/s2125>
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