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H.R. 1595: Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019

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To create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers for such businesses, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ed Perlmutter

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2019
Length: 27 pages
Introduced
Mar 7, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 25, 2019

This bill passed in the House on September 25, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Courtney Helps Pass Historic Cannabis Banking Bill
    — Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 25, 2019

Congressman Panetta Supports SAFE Banking Act to Address Cannabis Banking Issue
    — Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA20] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 26, 2019

My Votes – Week of September 23
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Sep 27, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1595 will add $8 million in new spending through 2029.
NORML Currently, hundreds of licensed and regulated businesses do not have access to the banking industry and are unable to accept credit cards, deposit revenues, or write checks to meet payroll or pay taxes. This situation is untenable. No industry can operate ...

History

Mar 7, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Mar 26, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 28, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 5, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Sep 20, 2019
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 25, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1595 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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