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Jan 17, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on January 17, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 17, 2008
Length: 5 pages
To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate increased penalties for cocaine offenses where the cocaine involved is cocaine base, to eliminate minimum mandatory penalties for offenses involving cocaine, to use the resulting savings to provide drug treatment and diversion programs for cocaine users, and for other purposes.
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Last Action: Jul 29, 2009
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 12, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5035 — 110th Congress: Fairness in Cocaine Sentencing Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5035
“H.R. 5035 — 110th Congress: Fairness in Cocaine Sentencing Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. July 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5035>
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