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Public Law 110-415
110th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To facilitate the creation of methamphetamine precursor electronic 
 logbook systems, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Oct. 14, 2008 -  [S. 
                                1276]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Methamphetamine 
Production Prevention Act of 2008.>> 
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 21 USC 801 note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Methamphetamine Production Prevention 
Act of 2008''.
SEC. 2. CLARIFICATIONS REGARDING SIGNATURE CAPTURE AND RETENTION 
                    FOR ELECTRONIC METHAMPHETAMINE PRECURSOR 
                    LOGBOOK SYSTEMS.

    Section 310(e)(1)(A) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 
830(e)(1)(A)) is amended by striking clauses (iv) through (vi) and 
inserting the following:
                          ``(iv) In the case of a sale to which the 
                      requirement of clause (iii) applies, the seller 
                      does not sell such a product unless the sale is 
                      made in accordance with the following:
                                    ``(I) The prospective purchaser--
                                            ``(aa) presents an 
                                        identification card that 
                                        provides a photograph and is 
                                        issued by a State or the Federal 
                                        Government, or a document that, 
                                        with respect to identification, 
                                        is considered acceptable for 
                                        purposes of sections 
                                        274a.2(b)(1)(v)(A) and 
                                        274a.2(b)(1)(v)(B) of title 8, 
                                        Code of Federal Regulations (as 
                                        in effect on or after March 9, 
                                        2006); and
                                            ``(bb) signs the written 
                                        logbook and enters in the 
                                        logbook his or her name, 
                                        address, and the date and time 
                                        of the sale, or for transactions 
                                        involving an electronic logbook, 
                                        the purchaser provides a 
                                        signature using one of the 
                                        following means:

                                              
                                              
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                                    ``(II) The seller enters in the 
                                logbook the name of the product and the 
                                quantity sold. Such information may be 
                                captured through electronic means, 
                                including through electronic data 
                                capture through bar code reader or 
                                similar technology.
                                    ``(III) The logbook maintained by 
                                the seller includes the prospective 
                                purchaser's name, address, and the date 
                                and time of the sale, as follows:
                                            ``(aa) If the purchaser 
                                        enters the information, the 
                                        seller must determine that the 
                                        name entered in the logbook 
                                        corresponds to the name provided 
                                        on such identification and that 
                                        the date and time entered are 
                                        correct.
                                            ``(bb) If the seller enters 
                                        the information, the prospective 
                                        purchaser must verify that the 
                                        information is correct.
                                            ``(cc) Such information may 
                                        be captured through electronic 
                                        means, including through 
                                        electronic data capture through 
                                        bar code reader or similar 
                                        technology.
                          ``(v) The written or electronic logbook 
                      includes, in accordance with criteria of the 
                      Attorney General, a notice to purchasers that 
                      entering false statements

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                      or misrepresentations in the logbook, or supplying 
                      false information or identification that results 
                      in the entry of false statements or 
                      misrepresentations, may subject the purchasers to 
                      criminal penalties under section 1001 of title 18, 
                      United States Code, which notice specifies the 
                      maximum fine and term of imprisonment under such 
                      section.
                          ``(vi) Regardless of whether the logbook entry 
                      is written or electronic, the seller maintains 
                      each entry in the logbook for not fewer than 2 
                      years after the date on which the entry is 
                      made.''.

    Approved October 14, 2008.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1276:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 154 (2008):
            Sept. 25, considered and passed Senate.
            Sept. 29, considered and passed House.

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