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H.R. 3546: State Cannabis Commerce Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 27, 2019 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3546

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 27, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To prevent Federal agencies from interfering with the marijuana policy of States.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the State Cannabis Commerce Act.

2.

States marijuana policy

(a)

Definitions

In this Act:

(1)

Federal agency

The term Federal agency has the meaning given the term agency in section 551 of title 5, United States Code.

(2)

Marijuana

The term marijuana has the meaning given the term marihuana in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802).

(3)

State

The term State means any State, the District of Columbia, any territory or possession of the United States, or any Indian tribal government.

(b)

Prohibitions

No funds authorized or appropriated by Federal law, and none of the funds in any trust fund to which funds are authorized or appropriated by Federal law, shall be expended to prevent any State from implementing any law of the State that—

(1)

authorizes the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of marijuana on non-Federal land in the State; or

(2)

authorizes the transportation of marijuana across the border of the State if—

(A)

the State from which the marijuana is transported has a State law described in paragraph (1); and

(B)

the State and the State from which the marijuana is transported have both authorized such transportation of marijuana between the States.