Title: Protecting Individual Liberties and States' Rights Act
Subject: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Drug, alcohol, tobacco use: Firearms and explosives: State and local government operations: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Protecting Individual Liberties and States' Rights Act - Amends the federal criminal code to modify the definition of a "crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year" for purposes of firearms prohibitions to specifically exclude any offense pertaining to marijuana that occurs in a state if the conduct constituting the offense is lawful under the law of the state. Provides that the prohibition against knowingly selling or otherwise disposing of a firearm or ammunition to any person who is an unlawful user of or addicted to a controlled substance, and the prohibition against such a person transporting, possessing, or receiving a firearm or ammunition in interstate or foreign commerce, shall not apply with respect to a sale or other disposition to, or the transportation, possession, or receipt by, a person if: (1) the controlled substance is marijuana, (2) the possession of marijuana is lawful under the law of the state, and (3) the person is a resident of the state.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: January 9, 2014
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2 sponsors: Polis, Jared; Rohrabacher, Dana;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)
|House||Jan 9, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Nov 14, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Nov 16 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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