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S. 2227 (116th): MORE Act of 2019

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A bill 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Kamala Harris

Sponsor. Junior Senator for California. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2019
Length: 35 pages
Introduced
Jul 23, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 23, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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Position statements

What stakeholders are saying

Americans for Safe Access ASA supports the MORE Act because it would remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and benefit the medical cannabis community in several ways. It would decriminalize cannabis at the federal level, which would: 1) End the conflict of laws ...
NORML The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act (HR 3884 / S. 2227) is bipartisan legislation that removes marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, thus decriminalizing the substance at the federal level and enabling states to set their own policies.
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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S. 2227 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2227. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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