H.R. 313 (112th): Drug Trafficking Safe Harbor Elimination Act of 2011

Introduced:

Jan 18, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 13, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to clarify that persons who enter into a conspiracy within the United States to possess or traffic illegal controlled substances outside the United States, or engage in conduct within the United States to aid or abet drug trafficking outside the United States, may be criminally prosecuted in the United States, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 18, 2011
 
Introduced

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Oct 6, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

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Dec 13, 2011
 
Passed House

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Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments
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Votes

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Related Bills

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H.R. 5231 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 6, 2010

S. 1672 (Related)
Drug Trafficking Safe Harbor Elimination Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 6, 2011

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