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PA Bill Number: HB2216

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for sale of certain toy guns and imitation firearms prohibited.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for sale of certain toy guns and imitation firearms prohibited. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Jan 15, 2020

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Proposed Federal Senate Legislation SB1552

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This legislation would decriminalize marijuana.

Legislation Overview

Title: Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Child safety and welfare: Criminal justice information and records: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Forests, forestry, trees: Government trust funds: Law enforcement administration and funding: Marketing and advertising: Medical research: Minority employment: Research administration and funding: Sales and excise taxes: Small business: Transportation safety and security: Women in business

Description: Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act This bill decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal penalties for an individual who imports, exports, manufactures, distributes, or possesses with intent to distribute marijuana. Additionally, the bill does the following: establishes a trust fund to assist women-owned and minority-owned marijuana businesses, requires federal research on the impacts of marijuana use on highway safety and public health, authorizes federal restrictions on the marketing of marijuana-related products, and authorizes grants for state and local governments to expunge or seal convictions for marijuana possession.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S2971-2972)

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/1552/all-info

Sponsors

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9 sponsors: Charles Schumer (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Jeff Merkley (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Elizabeth Warren (D); Ron Wyden (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Tim Kaine (D); Edward Markey (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate May 20 2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S2971-2972)
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 3 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: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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