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RAVE Statute Update...
    #1525083 - 05/06/03 06:08 PM (15 years, 17 days ago)

Just an update here, for anyone who followed this...I posted in News too, but there was some discussion about it here, so...

In this weeks Newsweek, theres a little item "A Blueprint for Busts". It talks about how the act, now called the Illicit Drug Anti-Proliferation Act, was quietly attached to the Amber Alert bill. Apparently, there's at least some anger in the Senate over this, and I quote from the article....

"Senator Patrick Leahy voted for the Amber package, despite some reservations, because, he says, he didn't want to vote against a child-safety bill. But Leahy has promised to revisit the issue, telling Newsweek in a statement that concerns about the bill "deserve a fuller hearing."

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Re: RAVE Statute Update... [Re: Madtowntripper]
    #1528388 - 05/07/03 07:57 PM (15 years, 16 days ago)

Thanks for the update. I was wondering what was up w/ this. Did the prez sign?

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