HM 731

House Memorial
2A memorial to the Congress of the United States, urging
3Congress to ban the sale, distribution, and possession of
4methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDVP).
6     WHEREAS, methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) is a
7psychoactive drug with stimulant properties and has no history
8of FDA-approved medical use, and
9     WHEREAS, MDPV acts as a stimulant and has been reported to
10have amphetamine-like or cocaine-type effects, which include
11physical rapid heartbeat, vasoconstriction, sweating, euphoria,
12anxiety, agitation, perception of a diminished requirement for
13food and sleep, and increases in alertness, awareness,
14wakefulness, arousal, and blood pressure and
15     WHEREAS, Florida's Attorney General has issued an emergency
16order banning the sale of substances containing MDVP in the
17state for a limited period, and
18     WHEREAS, federal action is needed to control MDVP and keep
19it from entering this state from elsewhere, NOW, THEREFORE,
21Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
23     That the Congress of the United States is urged to ban the
24sale, distribution, and possession of methylenedioxypyrovalerone
26     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this memorial be
27dispatched to the President of the United States, to the
28President of the United States Senate, to the Speaker of the
29United States House of Representatives, and to each member of
30the Florida delegation to the United States Congress.

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