Summary: H.R.6158 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6158. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/22/2016)

Help Ensure Lives are Protected Act of 2016 or the HELP Act of 2016

This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to impose a criminal penalty of life imprisonment or death on a person who commits a drug offense involving a specified quantity of heroin that contains a detectable amount of fentanyl or fentanyl that is represented to be or sold as heroin, if death or serious bodily injury results from the use of such substance.