About the bill
- Full Title
To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate certain mandatory minimum penalties relating to 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 12, 2007
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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2178” 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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2178 — 111th Congress: Crack-Cocaine Equitable Sentencing Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2178
“H.R. 2178 — 111th Congress: Crack-Cocaine Equitable Sentencing Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. May 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2178>
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