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HB 6715 - Medical Use of Marijuana Bill - Key Vote

Connecticut Key Votes

Kim Fawcett voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Kim Fawcett made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Medical Use of Marijuana Bill

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (23-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Medical Use of Marijuana Bill

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill decriminalizing possession and use of limited amounts of marijuana for those with seriously debilitating diseases.

Highlights:
-Allows those diagnosed with debilitating medical conditions and their primary caregivers to possess marijuana without risk of arrest or prosecution by any state agency (Sec. 2). -Limits the amount of marijuana allowed to four plants not taller than four feet each and one ounce of dried marijuana (Sec. 2). -Specifies that no person with a history of marijuana possession or drug dealing be certified as a primary caretaker (Sec 2.)
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (89-58) - (Key vote)

Title: Medical Use of Marijuana Bill

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill decriminalizing possession and use of limited amounts of marijuana for those with seriously debilitating diseases.

Highlights:
-Allows those diagnosed with debilitating medical conditions and their primary caregivers to possess marijuana without risk of arrest or prosecution by any state agency (Sec. 2). -Limits the amount of marijuana allowed to four plants not taller than four feet each and one ounce of dried marijuana (Sec. 2). -Specifies that no person with a history of marijuana possession or drug dealing be certified as a primary caretaker (Sec 2.)
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Medical Use of Marijuana Bill

Committee Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Penny Bacchiochi (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael A. Christ (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John C. Geragosian (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edwin A. 'Ed' Gomes (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Ann Handley (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Toni N. Harp (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jonathan A. Harris (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary Daniel LeBeau (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Andrew J. McDonald (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter M. Pawelkiewicz (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edith G. Prague (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Melissa Riley (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher R. Stone (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathleen M. 'Kathy' Tallarita (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Patricia M. 'Pat' Widlitz (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
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