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H.R. 4815 (115th): Marijuana Justice Act of 2018

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To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to marihuana, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Barbara Lee

Sponsor. Representative for California's 13th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 17, 2018
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Jan 17, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 17, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

43 Cosponsors (43 Democrats)

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Position statements

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] (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

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History

Jan 17, 2018
 
Introduced

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H.R. 4815 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4815. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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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