H.R.3884 – 116th Congress (2019-2020): MORE Act of 2019

H.R.3884 – 116th Congress (2019-2020): MORE Act of 2019

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Summary: H.R.3884 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)


Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Reported to House, Part I (11/27/2020)

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

The bill also makes other changes, including the following:

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.

  • 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),
  • establishes a process to expunge convictions and conduct sentencing review hearings related to federal cannabis offenses, and
  • directs the Government Accountability Office to study the societal impact of cannabis legalization.
READ  H.Res.1033 - 116th Congress (2019-2020): Condemning acts by the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region that violate fundamental rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents as well as acts that undermine Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy.

About the author: Danny Skelly For US Senate Colorado

Danny Skelly for US Senate in the State of Colorado.
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