S. 3189 (112th): Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2012


May 16, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Rob” Portman

Junior Senator from Ohio



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Last Updated: May 16, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

5/16/2012--Introduced.Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2012 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to add as schedule I controlled substances: (1) any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains specified cannabimimetic ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 16, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3189”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 6312 (Related)
Synthetic Cathinones Control Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2012

S. 3190 (Related)
Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 16, 2012

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