To prioritize efforts of the Department of State to combat international trafficking in covered synthetic drugs and new psychoactive substances, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 30, 2020
Length: 11 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 18, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.
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24 Cosponsors (15 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Bill to Combat Synthetic Drug Trafficking Cosponsored by Joyce Passes House”
— Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 18, 2020
What stakeholders are saying
Aug 7, 2020
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 1, 2020
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Nov 13, 2020
Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).
Nov 18, 2020
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Apr 21, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2538.
H.R. 7990 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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