H.R. 253 (110th): No More Tulias: Drug Law Enforcement Evidentiary Standards Improvement Act of 2007


Jan 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2007
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To increase the evidentiary standard required to convict a person for a drug offense, to require screening of law enforcement officers or others acting under color of law participating in drug task forces, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/5/2007--Introduced.No More Tulias: Drug Law Enforcement Evidentiary Standards Improvement Act of 2007 - Prohibits a state from receiving for a fiscal year any drug control and system improvement (Byrne) grant ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 5, 2007

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 253”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2620 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 25, 2005

H.R. 68 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2009

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