A bill to provide the Department of Justice with additional tools to target extraterritorial drug trafficking activity, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for California. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2014
Length: 6 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 15, 2014 but was never passed by the House.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
6 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Feinstein, Grassley Bill to Combat Transnational Drug Trafficking Passes Senate”
— Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] (Sponsor) on Dec 15, 2014
“Feinstein, Grassley Outline Steps to Combat West African Drug Trade”
— Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] (Sponsor) on Dec 12, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
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Dec 15, 2014
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
May 16, 2016
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 32 (114th).
S. 706 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 706. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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