ERIC Number: ED247486
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Feb-14
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Report for the Year 1983 of the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.
This annual report describes the activities of the House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control in 1983 and makes recommendations to the House of Representatives to control the worldwide problem of drug abuse and drug trafficking. An initial section of the report describes the jurisdiction, authority, funding, and organization of the Committee. A summary of the Committee hearings held in 1983 is presented next, including the hearings on federal drug enforcement policy, international narcotics policy, drug trafficking in the northeast, Florida, and Texas, and hearing findings. Section B of the report describes international activities of the Committee including study missions, meetings and conferences; section C reports on activities in support of legislative initiatives. These include aviation drug trafficking control, customs funding, FBI appropriations, pharmacy theft and look-alike drugs. Section D describes ongoing oversight activities such as the Committee's survey and research program, surveys on domestic marijuana cultivation, an investigation of alleged federal mismanagement of methadone maintenance programs, and federal employee drug abuse policies. Special activities are described in the final section, including support for national drug abuse prevention efforts and support for community action to prevent drug abuse. (JAC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.