Title 21 United States Code (USC) Controlled Substances Act

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Subchapter I — Control And Enforcement
Part A — Introductory Provisions
Section 801. Congressional findings and declarations: controlled substances
Section 801a. Congressional findings and declarations: psychotropic substances
Section 802. Definitions
Section 803. Repealed. Pub. L. 95-137, Section 1(b), Oct. 18, 1977, 91 Stat. 1169
Part B — Authority to Control; Standards And Schedules
Section 811. Authority and criteria for classification of substances
Section 812. Schedules of controlled substances
Section 813. Treatment of controlled substance analogues
Section 814. Removal of exemption of certain drugs
Part C — Registration of Manufacturers, Distributors, and Dispensers of Controlled Substances
Section 821. Rules and regulations
Section 822. Persons required to register
Section 823. Registration requirements
Section 824. Denial, revocation, or suspension of registration
Section 825. Labeling and packaging
Section 826. Production quotas for controlled substances
Section 827. Records and reports of registrants
Section 828. Order forms
Section 829. Prescriptions
Section 830. Regulation of listed chemicals and certain machines
Section 831. Additional requirements relating to online pharmacies and telemedicine
Part D — Offenses And Penalties
Section 841. Prohibited acts A
Section 842. Prohibited acts B
Section 843. Prohibited acts C
Section 844. Penalties for simple possession
Section 844a. Civil penalty for possession of small amounts of certain controlled substances
Section 845. Transferred
Section 845a. Transferred
Section 845b. Transferred
Section 846. Attempt and conspiracy
Section 847. Additional penalties
Section 848. Continuing criminal enterprise
Section 849. Transportation safety offenses
Section 850. Information for sentencing
Section 851. Proceedings to establish prior convictions
Section 852. Application of treaties and other international agreements
Section 853. Criminal forfeitures
Section 853a. Transferred
Section 854. Investment of illicit drug profits
Section 855. Alternative fine
Section 856. Maintaining drug-involved premises
Section 857. Repealed. Pub. L. 101-647, title XXIV, Section 2401(d), Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4859
Section 858. Endangering human life while illegally manufacturing controlled substance
Section 859. Distribution to persons under age twenty-one
Section 860. Distribution or manufacturing in or near schools and colleges
Section 860a. Consecutive sentence for manufacturing or distributing, or possessing with intent to manufacture or distribute, methamphetamine on premises where children are present or reside
Section 861. Employment or use of persons under 18 years of age in drug operations
Section 862. Denial of Federal benefits to drug traffickers and possessors
Section 862a. Denial of assistance and benefits for certain drug- related convictions
Section 862b. Sanctioning for testing positive for controlled substances
Section 863. Drug paraphernalia
Section 864. Anhydrous ammonia
Section 864a. Grants to reduce production of methamphetamines from anhydrous ammonia
Section 865. Smuggling methamphetamine or methamphetamine precursor chemicals into the United States while using facilitated entry programs
Part E — Administrative And Enforcement Provisions
Section 871. Attorney General
Section 871a. Semiannual reports to Congress
Section 872. Education and research programs of Attorney General
Section 872a. Public-private education program
Section 873. Cooperative arrangements
Section 874. Advisory committees
Section 875. Administrative hearings
Section 876. Subpenas
Section 877. Judicial review
Section 878. Powers of enforcement personnel
Section 879. Search warrants
Section 880. Administrative inspections and warrants
Section 881. Forfeitures
Section 881-1 Transferred
Section 881a. Transferred
Section 882. Injunctions
Section 883. Enforcement proceedings
Section 884. Immunity and privilege
Section 885. Burden of proof; liabilities
Section 886. Payments and advances
Section 886a. Diversion Control Fee Account
Section 887. Coordination and consolidation of post-seizure administration
Section 888. Repealed. Pub. L. 106-185, Section 2(c)(3), Apr. 25, 2000, 114 Stat. 210
Section 889. Production control of controlled substances
Section 890. Review of Federal sales of chemicals usable to manufacture controlled substances
Part F — General Provisions
Section 901. Severability
Section 902. Savings provisions
Section 903. Application of State law
Section 904. Payment of tort claims
Subchapter II — Import and Export
Section 951. Definitions
Section 952. Importation of controlled substances
Section 953. Exportation of controlled substances
Section 954. Transshipment and in-transit shipment of controlled substances
Section 955. Possession on board vessels, etc., arriving in or departing from United States
Section 955a to 955d. Transferred
Section 956. Exemption authority
Section 957. Persons required to register
Section 958. Registration requirements
Section 959. Possession, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substance
Section 960. Prohibited acts A
Section 960a. Foreign terrorist organizations, terrorist persons and groups
Section 961. Prohibited acts B
Section 962. Second or subsequent offenses
Section 963. Attempt and conspiracy
Section 964. Additional penalties
Section 965. Applicability of part E of subchapter I
Section 966. Authority of Sectionetary of the Treasury
Section 967. Smuggling of controlled substances; investigations; oaths; subpenas; witnesses; evidence; production of records; territorial limits; fees and mileage of witnesses
Section 968. Service of subpena; proof of service
Section 969. Contempt proceedings
Section 970. Criminal forfeitures
Section 971. Notification, suspension of shipment, and penalties with respect to importation and exportation of listed chemicals

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Last Updated: 2020-06-05