H.R. 213 (107th): Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 2001


Jan 3, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Sweeney

Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district



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About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

1/3/2001--Introduced.Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 2001- Amends the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to direct the court to sentence a person convicted of bringing into the United States ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 3, 2001

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 213”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 295 (106th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 1999

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