H.R. 68 (111th): No More Tulias: Drug Law Enforcement Evidentiary Standards Improvement Act of 2009

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To increase the evidentiary standard required to convict a person for a drug offense, to require screening of law enforcement officers or others acting under color of law participating in drug task forces, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 253 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2007

H.R. 231 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2011

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History

Introduced
Jan 6, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
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