Like Countable?

Install the App
TRY NOW

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
    IntroducedJuly 18th, 2013

Bill Details

Official information provided by the Congressional Research Service. Learn more or make a suggestion.
The Congressional Research Service writes summaries for most legislation. These summaries are listed here. Countable will update some legislation with a revised summary, title or other key elements.

Suggest an update to this bill using our form.

Title

PLANT Act

Official Title

To direct the United States Sentencing Commission with respect to penalties for the unlawful production of a controlled substance on Federal property or intentional trespass on the property of another that causes environmental damage.

Summary

Protecting Lands Against Narcotics Trafficking Act of 2013 or the PLANT Act - Directs the U.S. Sentencing Commission to review and amend the federal sentencing guidelines to ensure that they provide for additional penalties applicable to persons convicted of Controlled Substances Act offenses of manufacturing, distributing, dispensing, or possessing with intent to distribute a controlled substance or a counterfeit substance while on federal property or intentionally trespassing on the property of another, if the offense involves: the use of a poison, chemical, or hazardous substance for the unlawful production of a controlled substance that: (1) creates a serious hazard to humans, wildlife, or domestic animals; (2) degrades or harms the environment or natural resources; or (3) pollutes an aquifer, spring, stream, river, or body of water; the diversion, redirection, obstruction, draining, or impoundment of an aquifer, spring, river, or body of water for the unlawful production of a controlled substance; or the substantial removal of vegetation or clear cutting of timber for the unlawful production of a controlled substance.

    There are currently no opinions on this bill, be the first to add one!