H.R. 5231 (111th): Drug Trafficking Safe Harbor Elimination Act of 2010

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to clarify that persons who enter into a conspiracy within the United States to possess or traffic illegal controlled substances outside the United States, or engage in conduct within the United States to aid or abet drug trafficking outside the United States, may be criminally prosecuted in the United States, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

May 6, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 6, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 6, 2010
Length: 2 pages

History

May 6, 2010
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5231 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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