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H.R. 2215 (115th): SAFE Act of 2017

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To create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ed Perlmutter

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

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017
Length: 8 pages
Apr 27, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

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


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Another major financial services group lends support to SAFE Banking Act, calls it a reasonable and sound approach
    — Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO7] (Sponsor) on Jun 13, 2018

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

Pingree Supports Legislation to Protect States That Have Legalized Marijuana Use
    — Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME1] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 12, 2018

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Apr 27, 2017

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

H.R. 2215 (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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