Feb 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 5, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2013
Length: 18 pages
About the bill
To decriminalize marijuana at the Federal level, to leave to the States a power to regulate marijuana that is similar to the power they have to regulate alcohol, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
H.R. 499 would decriminalize
marijuana at the federal level, leaving it up to the states to decide whether
to allow marijuana for medicinal or recreational use.
Specifically, the bill would:
- Remove marijuana from the list of federally controlled substances;
- Transfer the Drug Enforcement Administration’s authority to regulate marijuana to a newly renamed Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana ...
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 499 — 113th Congress: Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr499
“H.R. 499 — 113th Congress: Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. September 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr499>
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