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January 12, 2018 – Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California) this week introduced H.R. 4779: To protect States and individuals in states that have laws which permit the use of cannabis, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation has 4 cosponsors: Rep. Ed. Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado), Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nevada) and Rep. Don Young (D-Alaska).

It’s good to see legislative pressure keeping up, on the heels of AG Sessions’ announced intent to rescind the Cole Memo and safe harbor to Canna businesses, although H.R. 4779 is yet to pick up support across the aisle.

We will keep this list and related actions updated on this blog.

The List of Proposed Legislation

Industrial Hemp Water Rights ActH.R. 4164 (introduced October 27, 2017) would provide that the owner of a water right may use the water for the cultivation of industrial hemp, if otherwise authorized by State law. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO). Cosponsors (8): Rep. Don Young (R-Arkansas), Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minnesota), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin), Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee), Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Rep. Thomas A. Garrett (R-Virginia) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colorado). Latest Action – House – 11/17/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.  (All Actions)

Marijuana Effective Drug Study Act of 2017 (MEDS Act)S. 1803 (introduced September 13, 2017) would improve medical research on cannabis. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). Cosponsors (6): Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colorado), Senator Christopher Coons (D-Delaware), Senator Thom Tillis (R-North Carolina), Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) and Senator Tim Kaine (D-Virginia). Latest Action – Senate – 09/13/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.  (All Actions)

Marijuana Justice ActS. 1689 (introduced August 1, 2017) would amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to cannabis and or other purposes. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Sen. Cory Booker (D-New Jersey). Cosponsors (1): Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon). Latest Action – Senate – 08/01/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.  (All Actions)

Industrial Hemp Farming ActH.R. 3530 (introduced July 28, 2017) would amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marihuana, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Rep. James Comer (R-Kentucky). Cosponsors (39): Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Virginia), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado), Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky), Rep. Morgan H. Griffith (R-Virginia), Rep. Don Young (R-Arkansas), Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-North Dakota), Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minnesota), Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee), Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Oregon), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon), Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Oregon), Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colorado), Rep. Andy Barr (R-Kentucky), Rep. Thomas A. Garrett (R-Virginia), Rep. Ryan Costello (R-Pennsylvania), Rep Glenn Grothman (R-Wisconsin), Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-New Mexico), rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colorado), Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Florida), Rep. Darren Soto (D-Florida), Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Florida), Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wisconsin), Rep. Colleen (D-Hawaii), rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colorado), Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin), Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisconsin), Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wisconsin), Rep. David Young (R-Iowa), Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vermont), Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Pennsylvania), Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colorado), Rep. Dave Brat (R-Virginia), Rep. Paul Tonko (D-New York), Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Illinois), Rep. Jamie Rakin (D-Maryland), Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-Pennsylvania) and Rep. Eleanor Holms Norton (D-DC-at-Large). Latest Action – House – 09/06/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.  (All Actions)

State Marihuana And Regulatory Tolerance (SMART) Enforcement ActH.R. 3534 (introduced July 28, 2017) (reintroduced legislation from 2015 – H.R. 3746) would make the Controlled Substances Act inapplicable with respect to marijuana in States that have legalized marihuana and have in effect a statewide regulatory regime to protect Federal interests, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Washington). Cosponsors (4): Rep. David N. Cicilline (D-Rhode Island), Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee), Rep. Adam Smith (D-Washington) and Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-California). Latest Action – House – 08/04/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.  (All Actions)

Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2017H.R. 3391 (introduced July 25, 2017) would amend the Controlled Substances Act to make marijuana accessible for use and by qualified marijuana researchers for medicinal purposes, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Rep. Andy Harris (R-Maryland). Cosponsors (5): Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Rep. Morgan H. Griffith (R-Virginia), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-California), Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC-at-Large) and Rep. Carlos Curbelo (D-Florida). Latest Action – House – 09/06/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.  (All Actions)

Industrial Hemp Water Rights ActS. 1576 (introduced July 18, 2017) would provide that the owner of a water right may use the water for the cultivation of industrial hemp, if otherwise authorized by state law. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colorado). Cosponsors (5): Senator Steve Daines (R-Montana), Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colorado), Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon). Latest Action – Senate – 07/18/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.  (All Actions)

Second Chance for Students ActH.R. 3252 (introduced July 14, 2017) would amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to authorize certain students in retaining financial aid eligibility while completing a drug rehabilitation program (Includes an exception that allows students who were convicted of possession of marijuana without the intent to distribute to remain eligible for financial aid if they’re completing a drug rehabilitation program. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Rep. Bill Foster (D-Illinois). Cosponsors (2): Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragan and Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Pennsylvania). Latest Action – House – 07/14/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.  (All Actions)

CARERS: Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States Act (bicameral) – S. 1374 (introduced June 15, 2017) and H.R. 2920 (introduced June 15, 2017) (reintroduced legislation from 2015 – S. 683 and H.R. 1538) would extend the principle of federalism to State drug policy, provide access to medical marijuana, and enable research into the medicinal properties of marijuana. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsors are Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee) respectively. Cosponsors for S. 1374:(0). Cosponsors for HR. 2920 (25): Rep. Don Young (R-AK-at-Large), Rep. Thomas A. Garrett Jr. (R-Virginia), Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Rep. David Young (R-Iowa), Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky), Rep. Justin Amash (R-Michigan), Rep. Mark Sanford (R-South Carolina), Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-California), rep. Henry C. Johnson (D-Georgia), Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois), Rep. Luis J. Correa (D-California), Rep. Beto O-Rourke (D-Texas), Rep. David Loebsack (D-Iowa), Rep. Walter B. Jones (R-North Carolina), Rep. Alan S. Lowenthal (D-California), Rep. Ted Lieu (D-California), Rep. Brendan F. Boyle (D-Pennsylvania), Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (D-California), Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Florida), Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida), Rep. Tom Rice (R-South Carolina), Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon) and Rep. Peter A. DeFazio (D-Oregon). Latest Action on S. 1374 – Senate – 06/15/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.  (All Actions). Latest Action on H.R. 2920 – House – 06/16/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.  (All Actions)

Cannabidiol Research Expansion ActS. 1276 (introduced May 25, 2017) would require the Attorney General to make a determination as to whether cannabidiol should be a controlled substance and listed in a schedule under the Controlled Substances Act and to expand research on the potential medical benefits of cannabidiol and other marijuana components. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California). Cosponsors (6): Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Illinois), Sen. Thom Tillis (R-North Carolina), Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island) and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Virginia). Latest Action – Senate – 05/25/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.  (All Actions)

Respect States and Citizen’s Rights Act of 2017H.R. 2528 (introduced May 18, 2017) would amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide that the federal law shall not preempt state law. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsors are Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colorado) and Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colorado). Cosponsors (1): Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colorado). Latest Action – House – 06/23/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.  (All Actions)

Separate Cannabidiol from Marijuana in the CSA (bicameral) – Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act of 2017S. 1008 (introduced May 2, 2017) and Charlotte’s Web Medical Access Act of 2017 – H.R. 2273 (introduced May 1, 2017) would amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude cannabidiol and cannabidiol-rich plants from the definition of marijuana, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsors are Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) and Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pennsylvania) respectively. Cosponsors for S. 1008 (11): Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon), Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee), Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Georgia), Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin), Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin), Sen Mark Warner (D-Virginia), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Missouri), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon). Cosponsors or H.R. 2273 (23): Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC-at-Large), Rep. Ken Calvert (R-California), Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tennessee, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee), Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (D-California), Rep. James F. Sensenbrenner Jr. (R-Wisconsin), Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colorado), Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), Rep. Alan S. Lowenthal (D-California), Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Missouri), Rep. Raul M. Grijalva (D-Arizona), Rep. Robert Wittman (R-Virginia), Rep. David Scot (D-Georgia), Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr. (R-North Carolina), Rep. John A. Yamith (D-Kentucky), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado), Rep. David Young (R-Iowa), Rep John Katko (R-Kentucky), Rep. Rod Blum (R-Iowa), rep. Ken Buck (R-Colorado), Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Rep. John K. Delaney (D-Maryland). Latest Action on S. 1008 – Senate – 05/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.  (All Actions). Latest Action on H.R 2773 – House – 06/02/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.  (All Actions)

Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act (bicameral) – H.R. 2215 (introduced April 27, 2017) and S. 1152 (introduced May 17, 2017) would create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsors are Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colorado) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon). Cosponsors for S. 1152 (12): Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colorado), Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Patty Murray (D-Washington), Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada), Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colorado), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Al Franken (D-Minnesota) and Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii). Cosponsors for H.R. 2215 (58): Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colorado), Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee), Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Michigan), Rep. Luis J. Correa (D-CA), Rep. Joe Courtney (D- Connecticut), Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colorado), Rep. John Delaney (D-Maryland), Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Washington), Rep. Denny Heck (D-Washington), Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-California), Rep. Pramilla Jayapal (D-Washington), Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-Nevada), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California), Rep. Jason Lewis (R-Minnesota), Rep. Ted Lieu (D-California), Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minnesota), Rep. James McGovern (D-Massachusetts), Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC-at-Large), Rep. Scott Peters (D-California), Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin), Rep .Jared Polis (D-Colorado), Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-California), Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Oregon), Rep. Brad Sherman (D-California), Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-California), Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nevada), Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska-at-Large), Rep. Jared Huffman (D-California), Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), Rep. Mia Love (R-Utah), Rep. Adam Smith (D-Washington), Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), Rep. Peter Defazio (D-Oregon), Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Oregon), Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California), Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Nevada), Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-California), Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida), Rep. Darren Soto (D-Florida), Rep. Donald Beyer Jr. (D-Virginia), Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona), Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Massachusetts), Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-California), Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Florida), Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Washington), Rep. Mike Thompson (D-California), Rep. David Scott (D-Georgia), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-California), Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), Tony Cardenas (D-California), Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-California), Rep. Ro Khanna (D-California), Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-California), Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-California), Repl. Julie Brownley (D-California) and Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-New York). Latest Action on S. 1152 – Senate – 06/08/2017 Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.  (All Actions). Latest Action on H.R. 2215 – House – 09/21/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.  (All Actions)

Rescheduling Legislation (official title TBA)H.R. 2020 (introduced April 6, 2017) would provide for the rescheduling of marijuana into Schedule III of the Controlled Substance Act. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsors are Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) and Rep. Darren Soto (D-Florida). Cosponsors (3): Darren Soto (D-Florida), Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-California) and Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee). Latest Action – House – 04/07/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.  (All Actions)

Small Business Tax Equity Act (bicameral) – S. 777 (introduced March 30, 2017) and H.R. 1810 (introduced March 30, 2017) would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow deductions and credits relating to expenditures in connection with marijuana sales connected in compliance with state law. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsors are Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Florida). Cosponsors on S. 777 (6): Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colorado), Sen. Patty Murray (D-Washington), Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon), Sen. Al Franken (D-Minnesota), Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colorado). Cosponsors on H.R .1810 (40): Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado), Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colorado), Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon), Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colorado), Rep. Denney Heck (D-Washington), Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Oregon), Rep. Adam Smith (D-Oregon), Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Connecticut), Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC-at-Large), Rep., Luis J. Correa (D-California), Rep Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nevada), Rep. Ruben J. Kihuen (D-Nevada), Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California), Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska-at-Large), Rep. David P. Joyce (R-Ohio), Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colorado), Rep. Alcee L. Hastings (D-Florida), Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee), Rep. Suzanne K. DelBene (D-Washington), Rep. Tom Reed (R-New York), Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Nevada), Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-California), Rep. Ro Khanna (D-California), Rep. Ryan Costello (R-Pennsylvania), Rep. Jason Lewis (R-Minnesota), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), Rep. Tom Emimer (R-Minnesota), Rep. Mark Sanford (R-South Carolina), Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida), Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minnesota), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California), Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-California), Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-California), Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Illinois), Rep .Erik Paulsen (R-Minnesota), Rep Ken Buck (R-Colorado) and Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Massachusetts). Latest Action on S. 777 – Senate – 03/30/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.  (All Actions) Latest Action on H.R. 1810 – House – 03/30/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.  (All Actions)

Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act (bicameral) – S. 776 (introduced March 30, 2017) and H.R. 1823 (introduced March 30, 2017) would amend the Internal Revenue Code o 1986 to provide for the taxation and regulation of marijuana products, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsors are Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon). Cosponsors on S. 776 (0). Cosponsors on H.R. 1823 (9): Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC-at-Large), Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California), Rep. Luis J. Correa (D-California), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado), Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-California), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-California), rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washingon) and Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Arizona). Latest Action on S. 776 – Senate – 03/30/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.  (All Actions) Latest Action on H.R. 1823 – House – 03/30/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.  (All Actions)

Responsibly Addressing the Marijuana Policy Gap Act (bicameral) – S. 780 (introduced March 30, 2017) and H.R. 1824 (introduced March 30, 2017) would amend the Controlled Substances Act to reduce the gap between Federal and State marijuana policy, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsors are Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon). Cosponsors on S. 780 (0). Cosponsors on H.R 1824 (8): Rep Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC-at-Large), Rep. Peter A. DeFazio (D-Oregon), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California), Rep. Luis J. Correa (D-California), Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), Rep. Ro Khanna (D-California), and Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-California). Latest Action on S. 780 – Senate – 03/30/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.  (All Actions) Latest Action on H.R. 1824 – House – 04/24/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.  (All Actions)

The Veterans Equal Access ActH.R. 1820 (introduced March 30, 2017) would authorize Department of Veterans health care providers to provide recommendations and opinions to veterans regarding participation in State marijuana programs. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon). Cosponsors (18): Rep. Thomas A. Garrett Jr. (R-Virginia), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado), Rep. Justin Amash (R-Michigan), Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nevada), Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-California), Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC-at-Large), Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Arizona), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California), Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee), Rep. Luis J. Correa (D-California), Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Nevada), Rep. Peter A. DeFazio (D-Oregon), Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska-at-Large), Rep. Ryan A. Costello (R-Pennsylvania), Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California), Rep. Mike Thompson (D-California) and Rep. John A. Yamuth (D-Kentucky). Latest Action – House – 03/31/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.  (All Actions)

Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol ActH.R. 1841 (introduced March 30, 2017) would provide for the regulation of marijuana products, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado). Cosponsors (21): Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colorado), Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC-at-Large), Rep. Jared Huffman (D-California), Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin), Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-California), Rep. Denny Heck (D-Washington), Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland), Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee), Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-California), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-California), Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington), Rep. Donald S. Beyer (D-Virginia), Rep. Alan S. Lowenthal (D-California), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California), Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-California), Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Arizona), Rep. Janice Schakowsky (D-Illinois), Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) and Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-Pennsylvania). Latest Action – House – 04/24/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.  (All Actions)

Ending Federal Marijuana ProhibitionH.R. 1227 (introduced February 17, 2017) would limit the application of federal laws to the distribution and consumption o marijuana, and for other purposes. Calls for the deregulation of marijuana and prohibits inter-state shipping of marijuana. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Rep. Thomas A. Garrett (R-Virginia). Cosponsors (19): Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), Rep. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado), Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska-at-Large), Rep. Justin Amash (R-Michigan), Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-California), Rep. Raul M. Grijalva (D-Arizona), Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee), Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland), Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colorado), Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-California), Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington), Rep. Ro Khanna (D-California), Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-California), Rep Barbara Lee (D-California), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-California) and Rep. Michael E. Capuano (D-Massachusetts). Latest Action – House – 03/16/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.  (All Actions)

Respect State Marijuana Laws Act of 2017H.R. 975 (introduced February 7, 2017) (reintroduced legislation 2015 – H.R. 1940) would amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the act to marijuana, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-California). Cosponsors (35): Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee), Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska-at-Large), Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin), Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Florida), Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California), Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nevada), Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-California), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado), Rep. Justin Amash (R-Michigan), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California), Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky), Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colorado), Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vermont), Rep. Jason Lewis (R-Minnesota), Rep. Denny Heck (D-Washington), Rep. Luis J. Correa (D-California), Rep. Thomas A. Garret (R-Virginia), Rep. Peter A. DeFazio (D-Oregon), Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida), Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Oregon), Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr. (R-North Carolina), Rep. Ro Khanna (D-California), Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Florida), Rep. Darren Soto (D-Florida), Rep. Ted Lieu (D-California), Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), Rep. Janice Schakowsky (D-Illinois), Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colorado), Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland), Rep. Brendan F. Boyle (D-Pennsylvania), Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Nevada), Rep. Mike Thompson (D-California), Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-California) and Rep. Adam Smith (D-Washington). Latest Action – House – 02/10/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.  (All Actions)

LUMMA (Legitimate Use of Medical Marijuana Act)H.R. 714 (introduced January 27, 2017) would provide for the legitimate use of medicinal marijuana in accordance with the laws of the various states. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-Virginia). Cosponsors (1): Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-California). Latest Action – House – 02/03/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.  (All Actions)

Compassionate Access ActH.R. 715 (introduced January 27, 2017) would provide for the rescheduling of marijuana, the medical use of marijuana in accordance with state law, and the exclusion of cannabidiol from the definition of marijuana, and for other purposes. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-Virginia). Cosponsors (3) include Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Rep. Thomas A. Garrett Jr. (R-Virginia) and Rep. Jason Lewis (R-Minnesota). House – 02/14/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.  (All Actions)

State’s Medical Marijuana Property Rights ActH.R. 331 (introduced January 5, 2017) would amend the Controlled Substances Act so as to exempt real property from civil forfeiture due to medical marijuana-related conduct that is authorized by state law. The proposed legislation’s primary sponsor is Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California). Cosponsors (6) include Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon), Rep. Darren Soto (D-Florida), Rep. Dina Titus (D-New York), Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee), Rep. Eleanor Holmes (D-DC-at-Large) and Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-Georgia). Latest Action: House – 01/31/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.  (All Actions)