To amend title 5, United States Code, to remove limitations on Federal employment for an individual legally using marijuana under the law of the State in which the individual resides, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 13th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 12, 2019
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on March 12, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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11 Cosponsors (9 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Crist scores major wins for medical marijuana patients”
— Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL13, 2017-2022] (Sponsor) on Jun 10, 2019
“Young, Crist Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Veterans Treatment Options”
— Rep. Don Young [R-AK, 1973-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 15, 2019
“Crist introduces bipartisan bill to protect veterans treatment options”
— Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL13, 2017-2022] (Sponsor) on Mar 14, 2019
Jul 26, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6589 (115th).
Mar 12, 2019
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H.R. 1687 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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