Summary: H.R.4779 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4779. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/11/2018)

Restraining Excessive Federal Enforcement & Regulations of Cannabis Act of 2018 or the REFER Act of 2018

This bill prohibits the use of funds made available by Congress to a federal department or agency:

  • to restrict a state or local law that authorizes the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of cannabis;
  • to detain, prosecute, sentence, or initiate civil proceedings against an individual, business, or property involved in cannabis-related activities in accordance with state or local law; or
  • to penalize a financial institution for providing financial services to a business engaged in cannabis-related activities in compliance with state or local law.