H.R. 2456 (109th): Crack-Cocaine Equitable Sentencing Act of 2005

Introduced:

May 18, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 18, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Charles “Charlie” Rangel
Representative for New York's 15th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 18, 2005
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate certain mandatory minimum penalties relating to crack cocaine offenses.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1435 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 25, 2003

H.R. 460 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 12, 2007

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History

Introduced
May 18, 2005

Details

Cosponsors
23 cosponsors (23D) (show)
Committee Assignments
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Votes

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