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S. 2481 (115th): Stop Trafficking in Fentanyl Act of 2018

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 1, 2018 (Introduced).


II

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2481

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 1, 2018

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To increase the penalties for fentanyl trafficking.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Stop Trafficking in Fentanyl Act of 2018.

2.

Enhanced penalties

Section 401(b)(1) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 841(b)(1)) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (A)(vi)—

(A)

by striking 400 grams and inserting 20 grams; and

(B)

by striking 100 grams and inserting 5 grams; and

(2)

in subparagraph (B)(vi)—

(A)

by striking 40 grams and inserting 2 grams; and

(B)

by striking 10 grams and inserting 0.5 grams.