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Oct 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 3, 2010
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 3, 2010.
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 4 pages
A bill to restore fairness to Federal cocaine sentencing.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1789 — 111th Congress: Fair Sentencing Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1789
“S. 1789 — 111th Congress: Fair Sentencing Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. July 3, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1789>
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