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.
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Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 6, 2010
Length: 2 pages
May 6, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 6, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 6, 2010
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Dec 13, 2011
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 313 (112th).
H.R. 5231 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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