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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Apr 17, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on April 17, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 17, 2008
Length: 4 pages
To provide for the medical use of marijuana in accordance with the laws of the various States.
4/17/2008--Introduced.Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act - Transfers marijuana from schedule I to schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act.Provides that no provision of the Controlled Substances Act or the Federal ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5842>
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