New Cosponsor — Oct 28, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3]
The bill now has 13 cosponsors (12 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Apr 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on April 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 15th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2009
Length: 3 pages
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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