About the bill
- Full Title
To provide for the medical use of marijuana in accordance with the laws of the various States.
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Apr 17, 2008
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Jun 11, 2009
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2835 (111th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5842”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
23 cosponsors (21D, 2R)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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H.R. 2835 (111th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 11, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5842 — 110th Congress: Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5842
“H.R. 5842 — 110th Congress: Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5842>
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