Text: H.R.2020 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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115th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2020

 To provide for the rescheduling of marijuana into schedule III of the 
                       Controlled Substances Act.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             April 6, 2017

  Mr. Gaetz (for himself and Mr. Soto) introduced the following bill; 
  which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in 
    addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be 
subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration 
  of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee 
                               concerned

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                                 A BILL


 
 To provide for the rescheduling of marijuana into schedule III of the 
                       Controlled Substances Act.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. RESCHEDULING OF MARIJUANA.

    Notwithstanding section 201 and subsections (a) and (b) of section 
202 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 811, 812) respecting 
the scheduling of controlled substances, the Attorney General of the 
United States shall, by order not later than 60 days after the date of 
enactment of this section, transfer marijuana (for purposes of this Act 
given the same meaning given the term ``marihuana'' in section 102 of 
such Act) from schedule I of such Act to schedule III of such Act.
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