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

Introduced:
May 16, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Robert “Rob” Portman
Junior Senator from Ohio
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
May 16, 2012
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6312 (Related)
Synthetic Cathinones Control Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 02, 2012

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 16, 2012

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced May 16, 2012
Referred to Committee May 16, 2012
 
Full Title

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

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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 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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