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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 25, 2011
Length: 5 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
May 25, 2011
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H.R. 1983 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1983. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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