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S. 1689: Marijuana Justice Act of 2017

New legislation, the Marijuana Justice Act, would legalize marijuana on a federal level — and even provide financial incentives for states to legalize it too. Could this be the moment when federal policy finally catches up to public opinion, which now shows a majority of Americans in support of legalization? Context Eight states have now legalized marijuana for recreational purposes ... Continue reading »

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Overview

Introduced:

Aug 1, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Aug 1, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on August 1, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Cory Booker

Junior Senator from New Jersey

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2017
Length: 11 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Aug 1, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 1689 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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