New Cosponsor — Nov 19, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Geoff Davis [R-KY4, 2005-2012]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (2 Republicans).
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Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 3 pages
To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act with respect to penalties for powder cocaine and crack cocaine offenses.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 2007
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