New Cosponsor — Jun 19, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13]
The bill now has 22 cosponsors (21 Democrats, 1 Republican).
May 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 25, 2011
Length: 5 pages
To provide for the rescheduling of marijuana and for the medical use of marijuana in accordance with the laws of the various States.
5/25/2011--Introduced.States' Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), within six months of enactment of this Act, to submit to the Administrator of ... Read more >
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1983”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1983 — 112th Congress: States’ Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1983
“H.R. 1983 — 112th Congress: States’ Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1983>
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