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H.R.3889 Rep. Souder, Mark E. [IN-3] "Methamphetamine Epidemic Elimination Act" To further regulate and punish illicit conduct relating to methamphetamine, and for other purposes. Provisions include reducing the quantity of methamphetamine needed to trigger a 10-year minimum sentence to 5 grams--even for mere possession--or 5-years mandatory minimum for just 3 grams. Would also dramatically lower the amount of money and meth needed to trigger a mandatory life sentence under the "continuing criminal enterprise" law.

No 'Same As' in Senate

10/7/2005 Referred to Health

S.1828 Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [NY] "Influenza Vaccine Security Act of 2005" A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve and secure an adequate supply of influenza vaccine.

No 'Same As' in House of Representatives

10/6/2005 referred to Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.3768 Rep. McCrery, Jim [LA-4] "Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005" To provide emergency tax relief for persons affected by Hurricane Katrina.

Related Bills: H.RES.454, S.1696

Became Public Law No: 109-73

S.397 Sen. Craig, Larry E. [ID] "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act" A bill to prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers of firearms or ammunition for damages, injunctive or other relief resulting from the misuse of their products by others.

Related Bills: H.RES.493, H.R.800

Became Public Law No: 109-92

H.R.1707 Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [FL-22] "Great Cats and Rare Canids Act of 2005" To assist in the conservation of rare felids and rare canids (big cats and dogs) by supporting and providing financial resources for the conservation programs of nations within the range of rare felid and rare canid populations and projects of persons with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of rare felid and rare canid populations.

S.RES.39 Sen. Landrieu, Mary L. [LA] "Lynching Victims Senate Apology Resolution" A resolution apologizing to the victims of lynching and the descendants of those victims for the failure of the Senate to enact anti-lynching legislation.

06/13/2005 Passed/agreed to in Senate. Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.1615 Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [NY] "Federal Emergency Management Agency Restoration Act of 2005" A bill to establish the Federal Emergency Management Agency as an independent agency, and for other purposes.

Related Bills: H.R.3656, H.R.3659, H.R.3685, H.R.3816

09/6/2005 referred to Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

H.R.748 Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [FL-18] "Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act" To amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent the transportation of minors in circumvention of certain laws relating to abortion, and for other purposes.

Related Bills: H.RES.253, H.RES.258, S.8

07/11/2005 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
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