H.R. 2178 (111th): Crack-Cocaine Equitable Sentencing Act of 2009

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2009
Length: 3 pages

History

Apr 29, 2009
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2178 (111th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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