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H.R. 3884: Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019

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To decriminalize and deschedule cannabis, to provide for reinvestment in certain persons adversely impacted by the War on Drugs, to provide for expungement of certain cannabis offenses, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jerrold Nadler

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2019
Length: 35 pages
Introduced
Jul 23, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Nov 21, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 21, 2019.

Prognosis
48% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2019
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Sponsor) on Nov 20, 2019

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Praises House Judiciary Vote to Pass MORE Act, Decriminalize Marijuana at Federal Level
    — Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 20, 2019

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Calls on Congress to End Failed Federal Marijuana Policy, Pass MORE Act
    — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 20, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Students for Sensible Drug Policy Marijuana policy reform drives tremendous economic and social benefits, but at its roots must continue to be a movement for justice for every American, particularly those who have borne the brunt of marijuana enforcement efforts. We need federal legislation which generates ...

History

Jul 23, 2019
 
Introduced

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Nov 20, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Nov 21, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3884 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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