Below are the cannabis-related bills that have been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and are considered priority legislation by NCIA. Following the legislative summary, you will find information about members of the House who are supporting NCIA priority legislation.

H.R. 262: States’ Medical Marijuana Property Rights Protection Act
Prevents the Department of Justice from initiating civil asset forfeiture proceedings against property owners of state- sanctioned medical marijuana treatment centers.
Co-Sponsors (* = Original co-sponsor): Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA)*, Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)*

H.R. 1013: Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act
Directs the Attorney General to issue a final order that removes marijuana in any form from all schedules of controlled substances under the Controlled Substances Act.
Co-Sponsors (* = Original co-sponsor): Reps. Jared Polis (D-CO)*, Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)*, Mark Pocan (D-WI)*, Eric Swalwell (D-CA)*, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)*, Steve Cohen (D-TN)*, Alan Lowenthal (D-CA)*, Michael Capuano (D-MA)*, Mike Honda (D-CA)*, Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)*, Chellie Pingree (D-ME)*, Barbara Lee (D-CA)*, Jared Huffman (D-CA), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Janice Schakowsky (D-IL), Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Don Beyer (D-VA), Ted Lieu (D-HI), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)

H.R. 1014: Marijuana Tax Revenue Act of 2015
Would impose federal excise tax on the sale of marijuana for non-medical purposes as well as apply an occupational tax for marijuana businesses.
Co-Sponsors (* = Original co-sponsor): Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)*, Jared Polis (D-CO)*, Eric Swalwell (D-CA)*, Barbara Lee (D-CA)*, Mark Pocan (D-WI)*, Steve Cohen (D-TN)*, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)*, Chellie Pingree (D-ME)*

H.R. 1538: Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States (CARERS) Act of 2015
Extends the principle of federalism to State drug policy, provides for state-sanctioned medical access to marijuana, enables research into the medicinal properties of marijuana, solves banking crisis, addresses CBD oil.
Co-Sponsors (* = Original co-sponsor)Reps. Steve Cohen (D-TN)*, Don Young (R-AK)*, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), John Conyers (D-MI), Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Richard Hanna (R-NY), Joseph Heck (R-NV), Justin Amash (R-MI), Don Beyer (D-VA), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Tom McClintock (R-CA), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Walter Jones (R-NC), Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Mike Coffman (R-CO), Mark Sanford (R-SC), Mick Mulvaney (R-SC), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Theodore Deutch (D-FL), Tom Rice (R-SC), Peter Visclosky (D-IN), Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Hank Johnson (D-GA), Ted Lieu  (D-CA)

H.R. 1855: Small Business Tax Equity Act
Creates an exception to Internal Revenue Code Section 280E to allow businesses operating in compliance with state law to take deductions associated with the sale of marijuana.
Co-Sponsors (* = Original co-sponsor): Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)*, Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)*, Adam Smith (D-WA)*, Richard Hanna (R-NY)*, Jared Polis (D-CO)*, Don Young (R-AK)*, Mike Coffman (R-CO), Joseph Heck (R-NV), Dina Titus (D-NV), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Kurt Schrader (D-OR), Patrick Murphy (D-FL), Steve Cohen (D-TN), Ted Lieu (D-CA), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Denny Heck (D-WA), Ed Perlmutter (D-CO)

H.R. 1940: Respect State Marijuana Laws Act of 2015
Mandates that those individuals/businesses that are compliant with state marijuana laws, are compliant with federal marijuana laws.
Co-Sponsors (* = Original co-sponsor): Reps. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)*, Steve Cohen (D-TN)*, Duncan Hunter (R-CA)*, Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)*, Don Young (R-AK)*, Dina Titus (D-NV)*, Tom McClintock (R-CA)*, Janice Schakowsky (D-IL)*, Thomas Massie (R-KY)*, Jared Polis (D-CO)*, Justin Amash (R-MI)*, Mark Pocan (D-WI)*, Ted Yoho (R-FL), Patrick Murphy (D-FL), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Jim McDermott (D-WA), Ted Lieu (D-CA)

H.R. 2076: Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015
To create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to marijuana-related businesses.
Co-Sponsors (* = Original co-sponsor): Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO)*, Denny Heck (D-WA)*, Jared Polis (D-CO)*, Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)*, Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)*, Chuck Rangel (D-NY)*, Diana DeGette (D-CO*), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)*, Jim McGovern (D-MA)*, Dina Titus (D-NV)*, Scott Peters (D-CA)*, Suzan DelBene (D-WA)*, Julia Brownley (D-CA)*, Zoe Lofgren (D-CA*), Mike Coffman (R-CO)*, Chellie Pingree D-ME)*, Brad Sherman (D-AZ)*, Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)*, Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Adam Smith (D-WA), Jared Huffman (D-CA) Kurt Schrader (D-OR), Don Beyer (D-VA), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Patrick Murphy (D-FL), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Mark Pocan (D-WI, Mark Takai (D-HI), Jim McDermott (D-WA), Joseph Heck (R-NV), Ted Lieu (D-CA), Reid Ribble (R-WI)

H.R. 3518: Stop Civil Asset Forfeiture Funding for Marijuana Suppression Act of 2015
Prevents the Drug Enforcement Administration from using federal forfeiture funds to pay for its Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Program. Would also ban transferring property to federal, state, or local agencies if that property “is used for any purpose pertaining to” the DEA’s marijuana eradication program.
Co-Sponsors (* = Original co-sponsor): Reps. Suzan DelBene (D-WA)*, Ted Leiu (D-CA)*, Justin Amash (R-MI)*, Sam Farr (D-CA), Jared Polis (D-CO), Don Beyer (D-VA), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Steve Cohen (D-TN), Mark Pocan (D-WI)


U.S. House of Representatives
NCIA Legislative Champions
(Sponsored or co-sponsored 4+ bills; * = Original co-sponsor)

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D, OR-3)
H.R. 262*, H.R. 1014*, H.R. 1940*, H.R. 1538, H.R. 1855*, H.R. 2076, H.R. 3518

Rep. Jared Polis (D, CO-2)
H.R. 1013*, H.R. 1014, H.R. 1940*, H.R. 1855*, H.R. 2076*, H.R. 3518

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC, At-Large)
H.R. 1013*, H.R. 1014*, H.R. 1538, H.R. 2076*

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R, CA-48)
H.R. 1013*, H.R. 1940*, H.R. 1538, H.R. 1855*

Rep. Barbara Lee (D, CA-13)
H.R. 262*, H.R. 1013, H.R. 1014, H.R. 1940, H.R. 2076

Rep. Mark Pocan (D, WI-2)
H.R. 1013*, H.R. 1014*, H.R. 1940*, H.R. 2076, H.R. 3518

Rep. Don Beyer (D, VA-8)
H.R. 1013, H.R. 1538, H.R. 2076, H.R. 3518

Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D, CO-7)
H.R. 1013, H.R. 1538, H.R. 2076*, H.R. 1855

Rep. Ted Lieu (D, CA-33)
H.R. 1013, H.R. 3518*, H.R. 1855, H.R. 2076, H.R. 1538, H.R. 1940


NCIA Legislative Leaders
(Sponsored or co-sponsored 2-3 bills;* = Original co-sponsor)

Rep. Diana DeGette (D, CO-1)
H.R. 2076*,H.R. 1855

Rep. Jerrold Nadler  (D, NY-10)
H.R. 1538, H.R. 1013

Rep. Dina Titus (D, NV-1)
H.R. 1940*, H.R. 1855, H.R. 2076*

Rep. Patrick Murphy (D, FL-18)
H.R. 2076, H.R. 1855, H.R. 1940

Rep. Denny Heck (D, WA-10)
H.R. 1855, H.R. 2076

Rep. Chellie Pingree (D, ME-1)
H.R. 1013*, H.R. 1014*, H.R. 2076*

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D, NY-8)
H.R. 2076*, H.R. 1538

Rep. Justin Amash (R, MI-3)
H.R. 1940*, H.R. 1538, H.R. 3518*

Rep. Adam Smith (D, WA-9)
H.R. 1855, H.R. 2076*

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D, HI-2)
H.R. 2076, H.R. 1538

Rep. Mike Coffman (R, CO-6)
H.R. 1855, H.R. 2076*, H.R. 1538

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D, OR-4)
H.R. 1855, H.R. 2076*, H.R. 1538

Rep. Kurt Schrader (D, OR-5)
H.R. 1855, H.R. 2076*

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D, CA-15)
H.R. 1013*, H.R. 1014*, H.R. 2076

Rep. Janice Schakowsky (D, IL-9)
H.R. 1013, H.R. 1940

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R, CA-50)
H.R. 1014*, H.R. 1538

Rep. Joseph Heck (R, NV-3)
H.R. 1855, H.R. 2076*,

Rep. Richard Hanna (D, NY-22)
H.R. 1538, H.R. 1855

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D, CA-19)
H.R. 1538, H.R. 2076

Rep. Tom McClintock (R, CA-4)
H.R. 1940*, H.R. 1538

Rep. Suzan DelBene (D, WA-1)
H.R. 1538, H.R. 2076*

Rep. Jim McDermott (D, WA-7)
H.R. 2076, H.R. 1940


NCIA Legislative Friends
(Sponsored or Co-Sponsored 1 bill; * = Original cosponsor)

Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D, TX-16)
H.R. 1538

Rep. Chuck Rangel (D, NY-13)
H.R. 2076*

Rep. Mark Sanford (R, SC-1)
H.R. 1538

Rep. Jim McGovern (D, MA-2)
H.R. 2076*

Rep. Scott Peters (D, CA-52)
H.R. 2076*

Rep. Mike Honda (D, CA-17)
H.R. 1013*

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D, AZ-7)
H.R. 1013

Rep. Thomas Massie (R, KY-4)
H.R. 1940*

Rep. Walter Jones (R, NC-3)
H.R. 1538

Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R, SC-5)
H.R. 1538

Rep. Ted Deutch (D, FL-21)
H.R. 1538

Rep. Tom Rice (R, SC-7)
H.R. 1538

Rep. Peter Visclosky (D, IN-1)
H.R. 1538

Rep. Ted Yoho(R, FL-3)
H.R. 1940

Rep. Hank Johnson, Jr. (D, GA-4)
H.R. 1538

Rep. John Conyers (D, MI-13)
H.R. 1538

Rep. Julia Brownley (D, CA-26)
H.R. 2076*

Rep. Brad Sherman (D, CA-30)
H.R. 2076*

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D, AZ-9)
H.R. 2076*

Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D, CA-47)
H.R. 1013*

Rep. Jared Huffman (D, CA-2)
H.R. 2076

Rep. Reid Ribble (R, WI-8)
H.R. 2076

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D, MD-8)
H.R 1538

Rep. Derek Kilmer (D, WA-6)
H.R. 2076

Rep. Michael Capuano (D, MA-7)
H.R. 1013*

Rep. Sam Farr (D, CA-20)
H.R. 3518

Rep. Mark Takai (D, HI-1)
H.R. 2076