Text: H.R.4183 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one version of the bill.

Text available as:

Shown Here:
Introduced in House (12/03/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4183


To increase the penalties for fentanyl trafficking.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 3, 2015

Mr. Rooney of Florida (for himself and Mr. Ryan of Ohio) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To increase the penalties for fentanyl trafficking.

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 “Stop Trafficking in Fentanyl Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Enhanced penalties.

Section 401(b)(1) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 841(b)(1)) is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (A)(vi)—

(A) by striking “400 grams” and inserting “20 grams”; and

(B) by striking “100 grams” and inserting “5 grams”; and

(2) in subparagraph (B)(vi)—

(A) by striking “40 grams” and inserting “2 grams”; and

(B) by striking “10 grams” and inserting “0.5 grams”.


Share This