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H.R. 1227 (115th): Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017

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To limit the application of Federal laws to the distribution and consumption of marihuana, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Thomas Garrett

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Feb 27, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Student Loan Forgiveness in Exchange for Delayed Social Security
    — Rep. Thomas Garrett [R-VA5, 2017-2018] (Sponsor) on Jan 30, 2018

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Gabbard, Curbelo Bill Builds Bipartisan Momentum Behind Federal Marijuana Reform
    — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2018

Curbelo, Gabbard Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Evaluate State Marijuana Policies
    — Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26, 2015-2018] on Jul 24, 2018

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History

Feb 27, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1227 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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