ERIC Number: ED314687
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr-12
Reference Count: N/A
Provisions of Anti-Drug Abuse Amendments Act of 1988 Relating to Drug Law Enforcement. Information Memorandum 89-1.
This document describes major provisions of the Anti-Drug Abuse Amendments Act of 1988, a federal law relating to enforcement of controlled substances laws which authorizes over two billion dollars for anti-drug activities. Provisions of the Act relating primarily to drug abuse education, prevention or treatment and regulation of the manufacture, distribution, import and export of controlled substances are not described in this document. These topics are discussed: (1) coordination of national drug policy; (2) state and local justice assistance grants, including the drug control and system improvement grant program, director's discretionary grants, and regional information sharing systems grant program; (3) drug user accountability, including eligibility for public housing, federal benefits, and drug-free workplace provisions; (4) transfer of forfeited property to state or local enforcement agencies; (5) money laundering; (6) new criminal penalties; (7) civil penalties for possession of personal use amounts of controlled substances; (8) experimental testing of criminal defendants and driver's license applicants; and (9) Federal Aviation Administration regulations and fines. (ABL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin