MA H1561 | 2015-2016 | 189th General Court

Note: Legislation replaced by H4706


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-1)
Status: Introduced on January 20 2015 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2016-10-24 - Accompanied a study order, see H4706
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


For legislation to legalize marijuana and establish a tax on the cannabis industry. The Judiciary.

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To regulate and tax the cannabis industry



2016-10-24HouseAccompanied a study order, see H4706
2016-01-06JointHearing scheduled for 01/13/2016 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-1
2015-01-20SenateSenate concurred
2015-01-20HouseReferred to the Joint Committee on The Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

H4706 (Replaced by) 2016-10-24 - Discharged to the committee on House Rules
H2044 (Similar To) 2016-05-19 - Committee recommended bill ought to pass and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
H2043 (Similar To) 2016-05-05 - Accompanied a study order, see H4242
H2042 (Similar To) 2016-06-20 - Accompanied a new draft, see H4414
H3071 (Similar To) 2016-09-15 - Accompanied a study order, see H4610
H1865 (Similar To) 2016-09-12 - Accompanied a study order, see H4606

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