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Industrial Hemp Act 2011 HR 1831

Formally HR 1336, HR 1009, HR 1866 & now HR 1831 ; one of the keys to taking industrial hemp out of the hands of the DEA and back to the USDA & farmers...We'd like to have a choice on getting hemp raw materials closer to the Pennsylvania production facilities - how can you help?

Call your representative today & tell him or her to get on board & support this Resolution -Congressman Ron Pauls 4th time introducing the Industrial Hemp Act: 2011.Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: This act is justified by the Commerce Clause of the United  States Constitution that, by granting Congress the power to regulate  commerce among the several states, allows Congress to prevent the  federal government from interfering in Americans' ability to grow and  process industrial hemp and by the Ninth Amendment and Tenth Amendment  of the United States Constitution that recognizes that rights and powers  are retained and reserved by the people and the states.

H.R.1831 -- Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2011 (Introduced in House - IH)

 

 

HR 1831 IH

 

112th CONGRESS

 

1st Session

 

H. R. 1831

 

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marihuana, and for other purposes.

 

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

May 11, 2011

 

Mr. PAUL (for himself, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. CLAY, Mr. COHEN, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. ELLISON, Mr. FARR, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. MCCLINTOCK, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Mr. MORAN, Mr. NADLER, Ms. PINGREE of Maine, Mr. POLIS, Mr. ROHRABACHER, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. STARK, Ms. WOOLSEY, and Mr. KUCINICH) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

 

A BILL

 

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marihuana, and for other purposes.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

 

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

 

This Act may be cited as the 'Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2011'.

 

SEC. 2. EXCLUSION OF INDUSTRIAL HEMP FROM DEFINITION OF MARIHUANA.

 

Section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802) is amended--

 

(1) in paragraph (16)--

 

(A) by striking '(16) The' and inserting '(16)(A) The'; and

 

(B) by adding at the end the following:

 

'(B) The term 'marihuana' does not include industrial hemp.'; and

 

(2) by adding at the end the following:

 

'(57) The term 'industrial hemp' means the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of such plant, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis.'.

 

SEC. 3. INDUSTRIAL HEMP DETERMINATION.

 

Section 201 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 811) is amended by adding at the end the following:

 

'(i) Industrial Hemp Determination- If a person grows or processes Cannabis sativa L. for purposes of making industrial hemp in accordance with State law, the Cannabis sativa L. shall be deemed to meet the concentration limitation under section 102(57).'.

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