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H.R.2270: To impose enhanced penalties for certain drug offense that take place on Federal property.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Devin Nunes, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced June 5, 2013
Latest Major Action July 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Controlled Substances Act to: (1) impose an additional term of up to ten years' imprisonment for cultivating or manufacturing controlled substances on federal property; (2) prohibit a person, while cultivating or manufacturing a controlled substance on federal property, from clear cutting timber or diverting, obstructing, or draining an aquifer, spring, stream, river or body of water; and (3) apply the prohibition against assembling, maintaining, or placing a boobytrap on federal property where a controlled substance is being manufactured to federal property where a controlled substance is being cultivated.

Directs the U.S. Sentencing Commission to amend the Federal Sentencing Guidelines to provide an additional penalty increase of two offense levels if the offense of manufacturing, distributing, or dispensing, or possessing with intent to manufacture, distribute, or dispense a controlled substance or a counterfeit substance: (1) includes the use of a poison, c...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
June 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
June 5, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
June 5, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary