To decriminalize marijuana, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 20, 2019
Length: 10 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 20, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
May 20, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 15, 2020
Considered by Health
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
H.R. 2843 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2843. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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