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116TH CONGRESS
1ST SESSION

To prevent Federal agencies from interfering with the marijuana policy of


States.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES


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Mr. WYDEN introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred
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A BILL
To prevent Federal agencies from interfering with the
marijuana policy of States.

1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-


2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
3 SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

4 This Act may be cited as the ‘‘State Cannabis Com-


5 merce Act’’.
6 SEC. 2. STATES MARIJUANA POLICY.

7 (a) DEFINITIONS.—In this Act:


8 (1) FEDERAL AGENCY.—The term ‘‘Federal
9 agency’’ has the meaning given the term ‘‘agency’’
10 in section 551 of title 5, United States Code.
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1 (2) MARIJUANA.—The term ‘‘marijuana’’ has
2 the meaning given the term ‘‘marihuana’’ in section
3 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C.
4 802).
5 (3) STATE.—The term ‘‘State’’ means any
6 State, the District of Columbia, any territory or pos-
7 session of the United States, or any Indian tribal
8 government.
9 (b) PROHIBITIONS.—No funds authorized or appro-
10 priated by Federal law, and none of the funds in any trust
11 fund to which funds are authorized or appropriated by
12 Federal law, shall be expended to prevent any State from
13 implementing any law of the State that—
14 (1) authorizes the use, distribution, possession,
15 or cultivation of marijuana on non-Federal land in
16 the State; or
17 (2) authorizes the transportation of marijuana
18 across the border of the State if—
19 (A) the State from which the marijuana is
20 transported has a State law described in para-
21 graph (1); and
22 (B) the State and the State from which
23 the marijuana is transported have both author-
24 ized such transportation of marijuana between
25 the States.