H.R. 525: Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015

The Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015 would amend the Controlled Substances Act to remove industrial hemp from the list of controlled substances. Industrial hemp is produced from the same plant as marijuana, Cannabis sativa L., but is commonly used in clothing, foods, and a variety of other products. Currently industrial hemp is regulated as a form of marijuana. The ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 26, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 26, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 26, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Thomas Massie

Representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 26, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 525 is 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.

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