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11-HR1065 on Mar 14, 2011

Bill Sponsorship: Pill Mill Crackdown Act
Source: H.R.1065
    The Pill Mill Crackdown Act of 2011: Amends the Controlled Substances Act to:
  1. double the term of imprisonment and triple the fine for the prohibited distribution of a schedule II or schedule III controlled substance by the operator of a pill mill,
  2. increase the penalties for such operator distribution of a controlled substance to a person under age 21 from twice to thrice the maximum punishment or term of supervised release authorized, and
  3. exclude such operator distribution from the applicability of provisions authorizing an alternative fine of not more than twice the gross profits or other proceeds derived by a defendant from a drug offense.
      Expresses the sense of Congress that such prohibited operator distribution is a violation for which certain property is subject to forfeiture.
      • Requires the proceeds from disposition of such property to be used for controlled substance monitoring programs in the states and for block grants to states for community mental health services and for prevention and treatment of substance abuse.
      • Changes the classification of specified quantities of dihydrocodeinone from a schedule III to a schedule II controlled substance.

        Participating counts on VoteMatch question 19. Question 19: Never legalize marijuana Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
      • Topic: Crime
      • Headline: Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators (Score: 2)
      • Headline 2: Sponsored bill for harsher sentencing for "pill mills" (Score: 2)

      • Key for participation codes:
      • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
      • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
      • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
      • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
      • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

      Democrats participating in 11-HR1065

      Bruce Braley s1sIA Democratic Challenger 
      Corrine Brown s1sFlorida Democrat 
      Kathy Castor s1sFlorida Democrat 
      Jim Cooper s1sTennessee Democrat 
      Ted Deutch s1sFlorida Democrat 
      Donna Edwards s1sMaryland Democrat 
      Alcee Hastings s1sFlorida Democrat 
      Bill Keating s1sMassachusetts Democrat 
      Dan Lipinski s1sIllinois Democrat 
      Steve Lynch s1sMassachusetts Democrat (Senate run 2013) 
      Ed Markey s1sMA Democratic Challenger 
      Jerry McNerney s1sCalifornia Democrat 
      John Olver s1sMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
      Nick Rahall s1sWest Virginia Democrat 
      Laura Richardson s1sCalifornia Democrat 
      Debbie Wasserman Schultz s1sFlorida Democrat 
      Frederica Wilson s1sFlorida Democrat 

      Republicans participating in 11-HR1065

      Steve Austria s1sOhio Republican (Retiring 2012) 
      Rick Berg s1sND Republican Challenger 
      Diane Black s1sTennessee Republican 
      Mary Bono s1sCalifornia Republican 
      Vern Buchanan s2pFlorida Republican 
      Dan Burton s1sIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012) 
      Dave Camp s1sMichigan Republican 
      Ander Crenshaw s1sFlorida Republican 
      Mario Diaz-Balart s1sFlorida Republican 
      Jimmy Duncan s1sTennessee Republican 
      Randy Forbes s1sVirginia Republican 
      Brett Guthrie s1sKentucky Republican 
      Mike Kelly s1sPennsylvania Republican 
      Steven LaTourette s1sOhio Republican 
      Bob Latta s1sOhio Republican 
      Jerry Lewis s1sCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
      Thad McCotter s1sMichigan Republican 
      David McKinley s1sWest Virginia Republican 
      John Mica s1sFlorida Republican 
      Jeff Miller s1sFlorida Republican 
      Rich Nugent s1sFlorida Republican 
      Bill Posey s1sFlorida Republican 
      Scott Rigell s1sVirginia Republican 
      David Rivera s1sFlorida Republican 
      Phil Roe s1sTennessee Republican 
      Hal Rogers s1sKentucky Republican 
      Tom Rooney s1sFlorida Republican 
      Ileana Ros-Lehtinen s1sFlorida Republican 
      Dennis Ross s1sFlorida Republican 
      Aaron Schock s1sIllinois Republican 
      Bill Shuster s1sPennsylvania Republican 
      Christopher Smith s1sNew Jersey Republican 
      Marlin Stutzman s1sIndiana Republican 
      Lee Terry s1sNebraska Republican 
      Pat Tiberi s1sOhio Republican 
      Scott Tipton s1sColorado Republican 
      Allen West s1sFlorida Republican 
      Lynn Westmoreland s1sGeorgia Republican 
      Joe Wilson s1sSouth Carolina Republican 

      Independents participating in 11-HR1065

      Darrell Issa s1sCA03 Former Initiator of Gubernatorial Recall (2003) 

      Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

      Democrats: 17
      Republicans: 39
      Independents: 1

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