H.R. 6295 (110th): Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act of 2008


Jun 18, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 29, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Daniel Lungren

Representative for California's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2008
Length: 8 pages

See Instead:

S. 3598 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 13, 2008

About the bill

Full Title

To enhance drug trafficking interdiction by creating a Federal felony relating to operating or embarking in a submersible or semi-submersible vessel without nationality and on an international voyage.

Summary (CRS)

7/29/2008--Passed House amended.Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act of 2008 - Amends the federal criminal code to impose a fine and/or prison term of up to 15 years for knowingly operating ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 18, 2008

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Jul 29, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6295”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (4D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3598 (Related)
Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act of 2008

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 2008

H.R. 7099 (Related)
Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 25, 2008

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