H.R.1042 - Drug Dealer Liability Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-5] (Introduced 03/09/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||10/11/2000 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1042 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/09/1999)
Drug Dealer Liability Act of 1999 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to provide that any person who manufactures or distributes a controlled substance in a felony violation of such Act shall be liable in a civil action to any party harmed, directly or indirectly, by the use of that substance.
Prohibits an individual user of a controlled substance from bringing or maintaining such an action unless the individual personally discloses to narcotic enforcement authorities all of the information known to that individual regarding all his or her sources of illegal controlled substances.