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H.R. 9796 (95th): Psychotropic Substances Act

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A bill to amend the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 and other laws to meet obligations under the Convention on Psychotropic Substances relating to regulatory controls on the manufacture, distribution, importation, and exportation of psychotropic substances.

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Oct 27, 1977
95th Congress (1977–1978)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

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Paul Rogers

Representative for Florida's 11th congressional district



22 Cosponsors (16 Democrats, 6 Republicans)

See Instead

S. 2399 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Nov 10, 1978



Oct 27, 1977

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 9796 (95th) 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 H.R. 9796. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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