To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to marihuana, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 13th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 17, 2018
Length: 11 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on January 17, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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43 Cosponsors (43 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“PHOTOS & VIDEO: Gabbard, Curbelo Bill Builds Bipartisan Momentum Behind Federal Marijuana Reform”
— Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2018
“Congressman Tim Ryan Supports Legalizing Marijuana”
— Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH13, 2013-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 20, 2018
“Roskam introduces bill to increase pressure on Iran, fix flaws of nuclear deal”
— Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6, 2007-2018] on Jan 18, 2018
Jan 17, 2018
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Feb 28, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1456 (116th).
H.R. 4815 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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