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HEN19298 S.L.C.
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CONGRESS 1
ST
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ESSION
 
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To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to marihuana, and for other purposes.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
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Mr. B
OOKER
(for himself, Mr. W 
 YDEN
, Mr. M
ERKLEY 
, Ms. W 
 ARREN
, Ms. H
 ARRIS
, Mrs. G
ILLIBRAND
, Mr. S
 ANDERS
, and Mr. B
ENNET
) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on
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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 mari-huana, and for other purposes.
 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
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tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
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SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
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This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Marijuana Justice Act
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of 2019’’.
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SEC. 2. DE-SCHEDULING MARIHUANA.
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(a) M
 ARIHUANA 
R
EMOVED
F
ROM
S
CHEDULE OF
 
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C
ONTROLLED
S
UBSTANCES
.—Subsection (c) of schedule
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I of section 202(c) of the Controlled Substances Act (21
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U.S.C. 812) is amended—
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(1) by striking ‘‘marihuana’’; and
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(2) by striking ‘‘tetrahydrocannabinols’’.
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(b) R
EMOVAL OF
P
ROHIBITION ON
I
MPORT AND
E
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PORT
.—Section 1010(b) of the Controlled Substances Im-
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port and Export Act (21 U.S.C. 960) is amended—
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(1) in paragraph (1)—
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(A) in subparagraph (F), by inserting ‘‘or’’
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after the semicolon;
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(B) by striking subparagraph (G); and
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(C) by redesignating subparagraph (H) as
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subparagraph (G);
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(2) in paragraph (2)—
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(A) in subparagraph (F), by inserting ‘‘or’’
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after the semicolon;
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(B) by striking subparagraph (G); and
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(C) by redesignating subparagraph (H) as
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subparagraph (G);
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(3) in paragraph (3), by striking ‘‘paragraphs
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(1), (2), and (4)’’ and inserting ‘‘paragraphs (1) and
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(2)’’;
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(4) by striking paragraph (4); and
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(5) by redesignating paragraphs (5), (6), and
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(7) as paragraphs (4), (5), and (6), respectively.
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(c) C
ONFORMING
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MENDMENTS TO
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ONTROLLED
 
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S
UBSTANCES
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CT
.—The Controlled Substances Act (21
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U.S.C. 801 et seq.) is amended—
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(1) in section 102(44) (21 U.S.C. 802(44)), by
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striking ‘‘marihuana,’’;
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(2) in section 401(b) (21 U.S.C. 841(b))—
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(A) in paragraph (1)—
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(i) in subparagraph (A)—
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(I) in clause (vi), by inserting
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‘‘or’’ after the semicolon;
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(II) by striking (vii); and
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(III) by redesignating clause
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(viii) as clause (vii);
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(ii) in subparagraph (B)—
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(I) by striking clause (vii); and
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(II) by redesignating clause (viii)
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as clause (vii);
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(iii) in subparagraph (C), in the first
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sentence, by striking ‘‘subparagraphs (A),
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(B), and (D)’’ and inserting ‘‘subpara-
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graphs (A) and (B)’’;
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(iv) by striking subparagraph (D);
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(v) by redesignating subparagraph (E)
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as subparagraph (D); and
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