H.R. 1983 (112th): States’ Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act

Introduced:

May 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Barney Frank

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 25, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the rescheduling of marijuana and for the medical use of marijuana in accordance with the laws of the various States.

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1983” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
May 25, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
22 cosponsors (21D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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