About the bill
- Full Title
To provide a sentence of death for certain importations of significant quantities of controlled substances.
- Summary (CRS)
1/7/1997--Introduced.Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1997 - Amends the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to direct the court to sentence a person convicted of bringing into the United ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Sep 25, 1996
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4170 (104th).
Jan 7, 1997
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 41”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
37 cosponsors (36R, 1D)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 41 — 105th Congress: Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr41
“H.R. 41 — 105th Congress: Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr41>
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