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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 18, 1998
Length: 8 pages
105th Congress (1997–1998)
This bill was introduced on August 4, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
53 Cosponsors (46 Republicans, 7 Democrats)
Statement of Administration Policy
Jun 5, 1998
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 4, 1998
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
Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee 2.
H.R. 4006 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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