To amend the Controlled Substances Act to protect children from drug traffickers.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2000
Length: 5 pages
106th Congress (1999–2000)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 17, 2000 but was never passed by the Senate.
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).
4 Cosponsors (4 Republicans)
Sep 27, 2000
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Oct 17, 2000
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 5312 (106th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5312. This is the one from the 106th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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