Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House amended (12/08/2009)

Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission Act of 2009 - Establishes the Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission, which shall: (1) review and evaluate U.S. policy regarding illicit drug supply reduction and interdiction, with particular emphasis on international drug policies and programs directed toward the countries of the Western Hemisphere; (2) review and evaluate foreign and domestic demand reduction policies and programs; and (3) identify policy and program options to improve existing international and domestic counternarcotics policy.

Sets forth Commission duties.

Authorizes appropriations.

Terminates the Commission 60 days after submission of the report required under this Act.