S. 1685 (110th): Fairness in Drug Sentencing Act of 2007

Introduced:

Jun 25, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 25, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2007
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reduce the sentencing disparity between powder and crack cocaine violations, and to provide increased emphasis on aggravating factors relating to the seriousness of the offense and the culpability of the offender.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 25, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1685”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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.

H.R. 4545 (Related)
Drug Sentencing Reform and Cocaine Kingpin Trafficking Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2007

S. 1711 (Related)
Drug Sentencing Reform and Cocaine Kingpin Trafficking Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2007

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