S. 2297 (112th): A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to make any substance containing hydrocodone a schedule II drug.


Apr 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joe Manchin III

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2012
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4/18/2012--Introduced.Amends the Controlled Substances Act to remove dihydrocodeinone from classification as a schedule III controlled substance. Read more >

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Apr 18, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2297”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
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