Summary: H.R.3898 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (09/15/1998)

Speed Trafficking Life in Prison Act of 1998 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to decrease the quantities of methamphetamine necessary to trigger specified trafficking penalties (to correspond to amounts triggering penalties for trafficking in crack cocaine).

Directs the United States Sentencing Commission to prepare a statement analyzing the impact of the sentences imposed as a result of the amendments made by this Act and present that analysis to the Congress.