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106th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 5312

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                                 AN ACT


 
 To amend the Controlled Substances Act to protect children from drug 
                              traffickers.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Protecting Our Children From Drugs 
Act of 2000''.

SEC. 2. INCREASED MANDATORY MINIMUM PENALTIES FOR USING MINORS TO 
              DISTRIBUTE DRUGS.

    Section 420 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 861) is 
amended--
            (1) in subsection (b), by striking ``one year'' and 
        inserting ``3 years''; and
            (2) in subsection (c), by striking ``one year'' and 
        inserting ``5 years''.

SEC. 3. INCREASED MANDATORY MINIMUM PENALTIES FOR DISTRIBUTING DRUGS TO 
              MINORS.

    Section 418 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 859) is 
amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``one year'' and 
        inserting ``3 years''; and
            (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``one year'' and 
        inserting ``5 years''.

SEC. 4. INCREASED MANDATORY MINIMUM PENALTIES FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING IN 
              OR NEAR A SCHOOL OR OTHER PROTECTED LOCATION.

    Section 419 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 860) is 
amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``one year'' and 
        inserting ``3 years''; and
            (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``three years'' each 
        place that term appears and inserting ``5 years''.

            Passed the House of Representatives October 17, 2000.

            Attest:

                                                                 Clerk.
106th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                               H. R. 5312

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT

 To amend the Controlled Substances Act to protect children from drug 
                              traffickers.