Text: H.R.975 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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115th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 975

   To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule 
   regarding the application of the Act to marihuana, and for other 
                               purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            February 7, 2017

   Mr. Rohrabacher (for himself, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. 
Pocan, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. McClintock, Ms. Titus, Mr. Hunter, 
Mr. Polis, Mr. Amash, Ms. Lee, and Mr. Massie) introduced the following 
  bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in 
 addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule 
   regarding the application of the Act to marihuana, and for other 
                               purposes.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Respect State Marijuana Laws Act of 
2017''.

SEC. 2. RULE REGARDING APPLICATION TO MARIHUANA.

    Part G of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.) is 
amended by adding at the end the following:

``SEC. 710. RULE REGARDING APPLICATION TO MARIHUANA.

    ``Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the provisions of 
this subchapter related to marihuana shall not apply to any person 
acting in compliance with State laws relating to the production, 
possession, distribution, dispensation, administration, or delivery of 
marihuana.''.
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