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H.R. 6057 - To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for enhanced penalties for trafficking in fentanyl, and for other purposes.

Introduced: 2018-06-08
Bill Status: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6057


    To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for enhanced penalties for trafficking in fentanyl, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 8, 2018

    Mr. Grothman introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

    To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for enhanced penalties for trafficking in fentanyl, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Enhanced penalties for trafficking in fentanyl.

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

(1) in clause (vi), by striking “or” at the end;

(2) in clause (vii), by striking “or” at the end;

(3) in clause (viii), by adding “or” at the end; and

(4) by inserting after clause (viii) the following:

“(ix) 2 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of fentanyl, its salts, optical and geometric isomers, and salts of isomers;”.


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