H.R.12448 - A bill to place phencyclidine in schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, to amend the Controlled Substances Act to increase the criminal penalties under that Act for the unlawful manufacture, distribution, or dispensing of, or the possession with intent to distribute or dispense, phencyclidine and to increase the penalties under that Act for illegal distribution of phencyclidine to persons under twenty-one years of age, and for other purposes.95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gilman, Benjamin A. [R-NY-26] (Introduced 05/01/1978)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/01/1978 Referred to House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.12448 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/01/1978)
Amends the Controlled Substances Act to make phencyclidine (PCP) a Schedule I (most dangerous substances) rather than a Schedule III drug.
Sets forth minimum mandatory prison terms for phencyclidine traffic.
Revises provisions specifying penalties for sale of controlled substances to persons under 21 to: (1) repeal the requirement that the seller be at least 18 years old; and (2) set forth separate mandatory prison terms for the sale of phencyclidine.