H.R. 1254 (112th): Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2011

Mar 30, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Passed House)
Charles Dent
Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district
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Last Updated
Dec 08, 2011
7 pages
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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.

Introduced Mar 30, 2011
Referred to Committee Mar 30, 2011
Reported by Committee Jul 28, 2011
Passed House Dec 08, 2011
Full Title

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to place synthetic drugs in Schedule I.


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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Dec 08, 2011 11:13 a.m.
Passed 317/98

23 cosponsors (16R, 7D) (show)

House Energy and Commerce


House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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12/8/2011--Passed House amended.
Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2011 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to add as schedule I controlled substances: (1) any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains specified cannabimimetic agents (or the salts, isomers, or salts of isomers thereof); and (2) specified additional hallucinogenic substances (or the salts, isomers, or salts of isomers thereof).
Extends the period for which the Attorney General may temporarily schedule a substance in schedule I to avoid an imminent hazard to public safety to two years with a one-year extension (currently, one year with a six-month extension).

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