US HB3884 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 114-1)
Status: Introduced on July 23 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-11-21 - Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

MORE Act of 2019 Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019 This bill decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal penalties for an individual who manufactures, distributes, or possesses marijuana. The bill also makes other changes, including the following: replaces statutory references to marijuana and marihuana with cannabis, requires the Bureau of Labor Statistics to regularly publish demographic data on cannabis business owners and employees, establishes a trust fund to support various programs and services for individuals and businesses in communities impacted by the war on drugs, imposes a 5% tax on cannabis products and requires revenues to be deposited into the trust fund, makes Small Business Administration loans and services available to entities that are cannabis-related legitimate businesses or service providers, prohibits the denial of federal public benefits to a person on the basis of certain cannabis-related conduct or convictions, prohibits the denial of benefits and protections under immigration laws on the basis of a cannabis-related event (e.g., conduct or a conviction), and establishes a process to expunge convictions and conduct sentencing review hearings related to federal cannabis offenses.

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Title

MORE Act of 2019 Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019

Sponsors

Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Matt Gaetz [R-FL]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]
Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]
Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]
Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]
Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]
Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]
Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]
Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]
Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]
Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]
Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO]Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]
Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]
Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]
Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH]
Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]
Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]
Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]
Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]
Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]
Rep. TJ Cox [D-CA]Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]
Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]
Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL]
Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]
Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]
Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS]Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]
Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Michael San Nicolas [D-GU]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-11-21HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended).
2019-11-21HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-11-19HouseSubcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Discharged.
2019-08-12HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
2019-08-07HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
2019-07-24HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2019-07-23HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Agriculture, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Small Business, Natural Resources, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
2019-07-23HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Agriculture, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Small Business, Natural Resources, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
2019-07-23HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Agriculture, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Small Business, Natural Resources, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
2019-07-23HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Agriculture, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Small Business, Natural Resources, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
2019-07-23HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Agriculture, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Small Business, Natural Resources, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
2019-07-23HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Agriculture, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Small Business, Natural Resources, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
2019-07-23HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Agriculture, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Small Business, Natural Resources, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
2019-07-23HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Agriculture, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Small Business, Natural Resources, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
2019-07-23HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2227 (Same As) 2019-07-23 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
HB3540 (Related) 2019-07-30 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
HB3543 (Related) 2019-06-27 - Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.
HB3544 (Related) 2019-07-30 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

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