To limit the application of Federal laws to the distribution and consumption of marihuana, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 7, 2019
Length: 6 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on March 7, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s Defense Bill Amendment Removes DOD CBD/Hemp Prohibition”
— Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on Jul 22, 2020
Mar 7, 2019
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H.R. 1588 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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