To amend the Controlled Substances Act to place synthetic drugs in Schedule I.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 8, 2011
Length: 7 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 8, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
23 Cosponsors (16 Republicans, 7 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“VIDEO: Lofgren statement on House floor in opposition to the Synthetic Drug Control Act”
— Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA18] on Dec 7, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 28, 2011
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 8, 2011
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Mar 27, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1732 (115th).
H.R. 1254 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1254. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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