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S. 1874 (107th): Drug Sentencing Reform Act of 2001

A bill to reduce the disparity in punishment between crack and powder cocaine offenses, to more broadly focus the punishment for drug offenders on the seriousness of the offense and the culpability of the offender, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions

Sponsor. Senator for Alabama. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2001
Length: 12 pages
Introduced:

Dec 20, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 20, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Dec 20, 2001
 
Introduced

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S. 1874 (107th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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