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H.R. 5520: VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2018

To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to use the authority of the Secretary to conduct and support research on the efficacy and safety of medicinal cannabis, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Timothy Walz

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 18, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Apr 16, 2018

Status:

Ordered Reported on May 8, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 8, 2018.

Prognosis:

34% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 16, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 8, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5520 is 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.

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