H.R.2178 - Crack-Cocaine Equitable Sentencing Act of 2009

To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate certain mandatory minimum penalties relating to crack cocaine offenses. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Crack-Cocaine Equitable Sentencing Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate certain mandatory minimum penalties relating to crack cocaine offenses. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Crack-Cocaine Equitable Sentencing Act of 2009 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate specified mandatory minimum penalties relating to the trafficking in, and possession, importation, or distribution of, crack cocaine.

Organizations Supporting H.R.2178

  • Families Against Mandatory Minimums
  • National Institute for Law and Equity
  • The Sentencing Project
  • National African American Drug Policy Coalition
  • American Bar Association
  • Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice
  • ...and 1 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing H.R.2178

  • National District Attorneys Association
  • National Narcotic Officer’s Association Coalition (NNOAC)




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