H.R.1501 - Powder-Crack Cocaine Penalty Equalization Act of 2005

To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act with respect to penalties for powder cocaine and crack cocaine offenses. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Powder-Crack Cocaine Penalty Equalization Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act with respect to penalties for powder cocaine and crack cocaine offenses. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Powder-Crack Cocaine Penalty Equalization Act of 2005 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate the disparity in sentencing between crack and powder cocaine, with regard to trafficking, possession, importation, and exportation of

Official Summary

Powder-Crack Cocaine Penalty Equalization Act of 2005 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate the disparity in sentencing between crack and powder cocaine, with regard to trafficking, possession, importation, and exportation of such substances, by changing the applicable amounts for powder cocaine to those currently applicable to crack cocaine.

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