New Cosponsor — Jun 19, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13]
The bill now has 22 cosponsors (21 Democrats, 1 Republican).
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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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1983>
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