H.R.6924 - A bill to extend for three fiscal years the authorization of appropriations for the administration of the Controlled Substances Act, and for other purposes.96th Congress (1979-1980)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-24] (Introduced 03/25/1980)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/25/1980 Referred to House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6924 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/25/1980)
Amends the Controlled Substances Act to extend the authorization of appropriations through fiscal year 1983 for the expenses of the Department of Justice in carrying out its functions under such Act.
Directs the Attorney General to make available to the appropriate State agencies descriptive and analytic reports on the actual distribution patterns in such States of the controlled substance determined to have the highest rate of abuse.
Amends the Psychotropic Substances Act of 1978 to establish criminal penalties for violations involving in excess of 1,000 pounds of marihuana. Increases the penalties for recidivists of such violations. Prohibits the suspension of sentence or the granting of probation upon conviction for such violations.