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


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.


Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 6, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

5/6/2010--Introduced.Drug Trafficking Safe Harbor Elimination Act of 2010 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to provide that anyone who enters into a conspiracy within the United States to possess or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 6, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5231”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 313 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 13, 2011

S. 3218 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2010

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