A bill to strengthen Federal efforts to encourage foreign cooperation in eradicating illicit drug crops and in halting international drug traffic, to improve enforcement of Federal drug laws and enhance interdiction of illicit drug shipments, to provide strong Federal leadership in establishing effective drug abuse prevention and education programs, to expand Federal support for drug abuse treatment and rehabilitation efforts, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Oct 17, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on October 17, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 12th congressional district
- See Instead:
H.R. 5484 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 27, 1986
Oct 17, 1986
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H.R. 5729 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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