H.R.1466 - Major Drug Trafficking Prosecution Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-35] (Introduced 03/12/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/14/2009 Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
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Summary: H.R.1466 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Major Drug Trafficking Prosecution Act of 2009- Requires the Attorney General's prior written approval for a federal prosecution of an offense under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) or the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act (CSIEA), or for any conspiracy to commit such an offense, where the offense involves the illegal distribution or possession of a controlled substance in an amount less than that specified as a minimum for an offense under CSA or, in the case of any substance containing cocaine or cocaine base, in an amount less than 500 grams.
Introduced in House (03/12/2009)
Modifies CSA and CSIEA to delete specified mandatory minimum terms of imprisonment.