H.R.2943 - Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4] (Introduced 06/18/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/23/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
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Summary: H.R.2943 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/18/2009)
Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults Act of 2009 - 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.