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

H.R. 7099 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 25, 2008

S. 3526 (same title)
Introduced — Sep 18, 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.

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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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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6295” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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Jun 18, 2008
Passed House
Jul 29, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


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

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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