H. R. 2020
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 6, 2017
Mr. Gaetz (for himself and Mr. Soto) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To provide for the rescheduling of marijuana into schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act.
Rescheduling of marijuana
Notwithstanding section 201 and subsections (a) and (b) of section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 811, 812) respecting the scheduling of controlled substances, the Attorney General of the United States shall, by order not later than 60 days after the date of enactment of this section, transfer marijuana (for purposes of this Act given the same meaning given the term
marihuana in section 102 of such Act) from schedule I of such Act to schedule III of such Act.