H.R. 5843 (110th): Act to Remove Federal Penalties for the Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults
Apr 17, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
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
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To eliminate most Federal penalties for possession of marijuana for personal use, and for other purposes.
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7 cosponsors (6D, 1R) (show)(joined Apr 17, 2008)(joined Apr 24, 2008)(joined May 20, 2008)(joined May 22, 2008; withdrawn Jul 31, 2008)(joined Jun 5, 2008)(joined Jun 24, 2008)(joined Jun 25, 2008)(joined Sep 16, 2008)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5843 — 110th Congress: Act to Remove Federal Penalties for the Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5843
“H.R. 5843 — 110th Congress: Act to Remove Federal Penalties for the Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. May 22, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5843>
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