H.R. 1538: CARERS Act of 2015

Introduced:

Mar 23, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 23, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 23, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Steve Cohen

Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2015
Length: 11 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To extend the principle of federalism to State drug policy, provide access to medical marijuana, and enable research into the medicinal properties of marijuana.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

There aren’t many issues that would unite Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), one of the most progressive Democrat senators from one of the bluest states, and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), one of the most libertarian Republican senators from one of the reddest states. But they’ve teamed up for S. 683, the CARERS (Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States ...

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History

Mar 23, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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