Bill Introduced to End Mandatory Minimums in All Drug Cases
H.R. 1466, the Major Drug Trafficking Prosecution Act of 2009, seeks to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenders and to give courts the ability to determine sentences based on all the facts, not just drug weight. It would also refocus federal resources on major drug traffickers instead of low-level offenders. There is currently no companion bill in the Senate.
The full text of the bill is here. We need a Senator to step up to the plate. Ideas? [More...]
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