H.R.2851: SITSA Act

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75 (8 Democrats, 67 Republicans)

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June 17, 2018 5th

Bill Summary

Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act of 2017 or the SITSA Act This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to establish a new, sixth schedule of controlled substances—schedule A. A drug or substance in schedule A has a chemical structure that is similar to, and an effect on the body that is similar to or greater than, a controlled substance in schedule I, II, III, IV, or V. The bill adds 13 synthetic...

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There are 28 statements associated with H.R.2851.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 18
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
June 15
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 934. (consideration: CR H5204-5221; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H5212-5215)
June 15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 15

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 239 - 142 (Roll no. 268).

June 15
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
June 15
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
June 15
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2851.
June 15
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 934, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Thornberry amendment No. 4.
June 15
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 934, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sean Maloney amendment No. 3.
June 15
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 934, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 2.
June 15
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 934, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Griffith amendment No. 1.
June 15
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2851.
June 15
The Speaker designated the Honorable Mike Bost to act as Chairman of the Committee.
June 15
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 934 and Rule XVIII.
June 15
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2851, H.R. 5735 and H.R. 5788 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
June 15
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 934.
June 12
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 934 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2851, H.R. 5735 and H.R. 5788 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
June 8
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 115-713, Part I.
July 12, 2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 12, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 9, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
June 8, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
June 8, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
June 8, 2017
Referred to House Judiciary
June 8, 2017
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
June 8, 2017

Introduced in the House by John Katko (R-N.Y.)

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