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Introduced in House (04/06/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2020


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


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


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.