H. R. 2242
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 20, 2011
Mr. Scott of Virginia (for himself, Mr. Paul, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Bartlett, Ms. Norton, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Cohen, Ms. Waters, Mr. Payne, Ms. Jackson Lee of Texas, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Nadler, and Mr. Moran) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act regarding penalties for cocaine offenses, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Fairness in Cocaine Sentencing Act of
Elimination of increased penalties for cocaine offenses where the cocaine involved is cocaine base
Controlled Substances Act
The following provisions of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.) are repealed:
Clause (iii) of section 401(b)(1)(A).
Clause (iii) of section 401(b)(1)(B).
The sentence beginning
Notwithstanding the preceding sentence in section 404(a).
Controlled Substances Import and Export Act
The following provisions of the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act (21 U.S.C. 951 et seq.) are repealed:
Subparagraph (C) of section 1010(b)(1).
Subparagraph (C) of section 1010(b)(2).