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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

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

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for enhanced penalties for certain offenses relating to controlled substances containing fentanyl, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
09/22/2016 Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
10/11/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
09/22/2016 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
09/22/2016 Referred to House Judiciary
Action By: House of Representatives
09/22/2016 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/22/2016 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3]* 09/22/2016
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1]* 09/22/2016
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17]* 09/22/2016
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1]* 09/22/2016

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary09/22/2016 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations10/11/2016 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce09/22/2016 Referred to

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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 violent drug offense involving a specified quantity of: (1) heroin that contains a detectable amount of fentanyl, or (2) fentanyl that is represented to be or sold as heroin.