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2017 House Bill 4606: Revise medical marijuana law transport regulations
Introduced by Rep. Peter Lucido (R) on May 11, 2017
To repeal a law that bans transporting medical marijuana in a vehicle unless it is enclosed in a case or is in the vehicle’s trunk and is inaccessible from inside the vehicle. The citizen-initiated law that legalized medical marijuana is silent on transporting it, and a recent court ruling held that a person authorized to use medical marijuana cannot be prosecuted under a different law for transporting it.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Law and Justice Committee on May 11, 2017
Reported in the House on September 26, 2017
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on October 31, 2017
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on October 31, 2017
Reported in the Senate on December 6, 2017
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Failed 16 to 19 in the Senate on February 27, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To repeal a law that bans transporting medical marijuana in a vehicle unless it is enclosed in a case or is in the vehicle’s trunk and is inaccessible from inside the vehicle. The citizen-initiated law that legalized medical marijuana is silent on transporting it, and a recent court ruling held that a person authorized to use medical marijuana cannot be prosecuted under a different law for transporting it. A motion to reconsider the vote was adopted so it may come up again.
Moved to reconsider by Sen. Mike Kowall (R) on February 27, 2018
The vote by which the bill was defeated.

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