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S.1322: SALTS Act

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 Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
Total Cosponsors 5 (4 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced July 18, 2013
Latest Major Action May 14, 2014
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Bill Summary

Synthetic Abuse and Labeling of Toxic Substances Act of 2013 or the SALTS Act - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to provide that, in determining whether a controlled substance analogue was intended for human consumption, the following factors may be considered: (1) the marketing, advertising, and labeling of the substance; (2) the known efficacy or usefulness of the substance for the marketed, advertised, or labeled purpose; (3) the difference between the price at which the substance is sold and the price at which the substance it is purported to be or advertised as is normally sold; (4) the diversion of the substance from legitimate channels and the clandestine importation, manufacture, or distribution of the substance; and (5) whether the defendant knew or should have known that the substance was intended to be consumed by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other immediate means.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 14, 2014 Committee on United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. Hearings held.
Sept. 25, 2013 Committee on United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. Hearings held.
July 18, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.