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H.R. 4006 (105th): Lethal Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 1998

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To clarify Federal law to prohibit the dispensing or distribution of a controlled substance for the purpose of causing, or assisting in causing, the suicide, or euthanasia, of any individual.

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Sponsor and status

Henry Hyde

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 1998
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jun 5, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 4, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Jun 5, 1998
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Aug 4, 1998
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 18, 1998
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee 2.

H.R. 4006 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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