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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99th Congress (1985–1986)
This bill was introduced on October 17, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Texas's 12th congressional district
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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