H.R.5694: Fentanyl Penalties Parity Act

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Fentanyl Penalties Parity Act This bill modifies the drug quantity thresholds that trigger a mandatory minimum prison term for a defendant who manufactures, distributes, imports, exports, or possesses with intent to distribute fentanyl. Specifically, the bill reduces from 400 to 20 grams the fentanyl quantity and from 100 to 5 grams the fentanyl analogue quantity that trigger a mandatory minimum prison term for high-level first-time or repeat...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Oct. 25, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Oct. 22, 2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.
Oct. 22, 2021

Introduced in the House by Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.)

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