H.R.5843 - Act to Remove Federal Penalties for the Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4] (Introduced 04/17/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/28/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5843 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/17/2008)
Act to Remove Federal Penalties for the Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults - Prohibits the imposition of any penalty under an Act of Congress for the possession of marijuana for personal use or for the not-for-profit transfer between adults of marijuana for personal use.
Deems the possession of 100 grams or less of marijuana as personal use (one ounce or less for a not-for-profit transfer between adults).
Allows the imposition of a civil penalty under the Controlled Substances Act for the public use of marijuana if such penalty does not exceed $100.