US HB712 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 97-9)
Status: Introduced on January 23 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-12 - Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a clinical trial of the effects of medical-grade cannabis on the health outcomes of covered veterans diagnosed with chronic pain, and also those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Covered veterans are those who are enrolled in the VA patient enrollment system for hospital care and medical services.

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VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019


Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Clay Higgins [R-LA]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]
Rep. Matt Gaetz [R-FL]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]
Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC]
Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Don Young [R-AK]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]
Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]
Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]
Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]
Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]
Rep. Michael Waltz [R-FL]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY]Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL]
Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]
Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI]Rep. Max Rose [D-NY]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]
Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]
Rep. Katie Hill [D-CA]Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]
Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]
Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]
Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]
Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]
Rep. Peter King [R-NY]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]
Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]
Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]
Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Jose Serrano [D-NY]Rep. Chris Collins [R-NY]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]
Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]
Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Kendra Horn [D-OK]Rep. David Joyce [R-OH]
Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]
Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]
Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN]
Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. Greg Steube [R-FL]


2020-03-12HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2020-03-12HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-06-20HouseCommittee Hearings Held.
2019-04-30HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
2019-02-08HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2019-01-23HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
2019-01-23HouseSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E78)
2019-01-23HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB179 (Same As) 2019-01-17 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.


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