H.Res. 1540 (111th): Supporting the goal of eradicating illicit marijuana cultivation on Federal lands and calling on the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy to develop a coordinated strategy to permanently dismantle Mexican drug trafficking organizations and other criminal groups operating on Federal lands.


Jul 20, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 8, 2010

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 8, 2010. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Walter “Wally” Herger

Representative for California's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2010
Length: 4 pages

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Summary (CRS)

Declares that drug trafficking organizations cultivating illicit marijuana on federal lands in the United States pose an unacceptable threat to law enforcement and to the public.Affirms that it is the ... Read more >


Jul 20, 2010

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Dec 8, 2010
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

Dec 8, 2010
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1540”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


9 cosponsors (7R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended
Dec 8, 2010 12:23 p.m.
Passed 400/4

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