PA Bill Number: HB2856
Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, and establishing the Pennsylvania Gun Buyback Program ...
Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, and establishing the Pennsylvania Gun Buyback Program . ...
Last Action Date: Sep 24, 2022
This legislation would decriminalize marijuana.
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: 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
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10 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); Martin Heinrich (D)
|Senate||May 20 2019||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S2971-2972)|
|Introduced||Jun 3 2019||federal bill text||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
There have not been any votes on this bill
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