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H.R. 2076 (114th): Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015

About the bill

Four states plus the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana and 23 states allow medical marijuana. Several other states may follow suit later this year. However, all marijuana use remains illegal under federal law, where the Drug Enforcement Agency classifies it as a Schedule I drug, the strictest category for what are deemed the most dangerous drugs in the Controlled Substance Act.

This poses a problem for legally-operating marijuana businesses in those states, which have often found themselves denied access to the banking system for fear on the banks ...

Sponsor and status

Ed Perlmutter

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2015
Length: 8 pages
Introduced:

Apr 28, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 28, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Apr 28, 2015
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 2076 (114th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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