H.R. 2134 (111th): Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission Act of 2009


Apr 28, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 8, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2009
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish the Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission.

Summary (CRS)

Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission Act of 2009 - Establishes the Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission, which shall:(1) review and evaluate U.S. policy regarding illicit drug supply reduction and interdiction, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 28, 2009

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Dec 8, 2009
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. 2134”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


30 cosponsors (26D, 4R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4640 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Jun 26, 2014

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