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PA Bill Number: SB147

Title: In Pennsylvania Game Commission, further providing for accountability; and, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for hunting on Sunday ...

Description: In Pennsylvania Game Commission, further providing for accountability; and, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for hunting on Sunday ... ...

Last Action: Second consideration, with amendments (37-13)

Last Action Date: Jun 25, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB1119

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This legislation would provide an exception to the Schedule 1 drug category for Marijuana.

Legislation Overview

Title: Responsibly Addressing the Marijuana Policy Gap Act of 2019

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Alternative treatments: Bank accounts, deposits, capital: Banking and financial institutions regulation: Bankruptcy: Broadcasting, cable, digital technologies: Business expenses: Business records: Criminal justice information and records: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Department of Veterans Affairs: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Drug, alcohol, tobacco use: Federal-Indian relations: Fraud offenses and financial crimes: Free trade and trade barriers: Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management: Health personnel: Higher education: Housing and community development funding: Immigration status and procedures: Income tax credits: Income tax deductions: Indian social and development programs: Intergovernmental relations: Licensing and registrations: Marketing and advertising: Medical research: Minority health: Personnel records: State and local government operations: Student aid and college costs: Trade agreements and negotiations: Veterans' medical care

Description: Responsibly Addressing the Marijuana Policy Gap Act of 2019 This bill removes federal restrictions on, and creates new protections for, marijuana-related conduct and activities that are authorized by state or tribal law (i.e., state-authorized). Among other things, the bill does the following: eliminates regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal penalties under the Controlled Substances Act for state-authorized marijuana-related activities; allows businesses that sell marijuana in compliance with state or tribal law to claim certain federal tax credits and deductions; eliminates restrictions on print and broadcast advertising of state-authorized marijuana-related activities; creates protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to marijuana-related businesses; specifies that a marijuana-related business is entitled to federal bankruptcy protections; establishes a process to expunge criminal records related to certain marijuana-related convictions; reestablishes federal student aid eligibility for certain students convicted of a misdemeanor offense for marijuana possession; exempts real property from civil forfeiture due to state-authorized marijuana-related conduct; prohibits the inadmissibility or deportability of aliens for state-authorized marijuana-related conduct; specifies that drug-related criminal activity, which is prohibited in federally assisted housing, does not include state-authorized marijuana-related conduct; establishes a new, separate registration process to facilitate medical marijuana research; authorizes health care providers employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs to recommend participation in state marijuana programs; and authorizes medical providers through an Indian health program to make medical recommendations regarding marijuana.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: March 14, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/1119/all-info

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Earl Blumenauer (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 8 2019 Introduced in House
House Feb 8 2019 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Natural Resources, Education and Labor, Veterans' Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
House Feb 8 2019 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Natural Resources, Education and Labor, Veterans' Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
House Feb 8 2019 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Natural Resources, Education and Labor, Veterans' Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
House Feb 8 2019 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Natural Resources, Education and Labor, Veterans' Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
House Feb 8 2019 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Natural Resources, Education and Labor, Veterans' Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
House Feb 8 2019 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Natural Resources, Education and Labor, Veterans' Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
House Feb 8 2019 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Natural Resources, Education and Labor, Veterans' Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
House Feb 8 2019 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Financial Services, Natural Resources, Education and Labor, Veterans' Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
House Mar 6 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
House Mar 14 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 6 2019 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Health

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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