H.R. 41 (105th): Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1997


Jan 7, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 7, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Newton Gingrich
Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district


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Last Updated: Jan 7, 1997
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide a sentence of death for certain importations of significant quantities of controlled substances.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4170 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 25, 1996

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Jan 7, 1997


37 cosponsors (36R, 1D) (show)
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