To eliminate most Federal penalties for possession of marijuana for personal use, and for other purposes.
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Jun 18, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 18, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2009
Length: 2 pages
Jun 18, 2009
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H.R. 2943 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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