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2016 House of Representatives Scorecard

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House Bills

Veterans Equal Access Amendment

Permits physicians affiliated with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recommend cannabis therapy to veterans in states that allow for its therapeutic use. More info

McClintock/Polis Amendment

Seeks to halt Justice Department interference among individuals and businesses engaged in state-compliant transactions particular to both the medical or recreational use of cannabis. More info

Rohrabacher/Farr Amendment

Prohibits the Department of Justice from interfering with state medical marijuana programs and the patients who rely on them. More info

Representatives

  • Filemon Vela, Jr. (D)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • John Carter (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: C

    Votes

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Blake Farenthold (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: C-

    Votes

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • John Ratcliffe (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: C-

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    H.R. 1635: Charlotte's Web Medical Access Act of 2015
  • Brian Babin (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Joe Barton (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Kevin Brady (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Michael C. Burgess (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Mike Conaway (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Henry Cuellar (D)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • John Culberson (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Bill Flores (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Louie Gohmert (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Kay Granger (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Jeb Hensarling (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Will Hurd (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Sam Johnson (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Kenny Marchant (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Michael McCaul (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Randy Neugebauer (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Pete Olson (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Ted Poe (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Mac Thornberry (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Randy Weber (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Roger Williams (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Pete Sessions (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: F

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Lamar S. Smith (R)

    TEXAS

    NORML Grade: F

    Votes

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    Comments

    "Instead of encouraging the use of marijuana, we should strengthen enforcement of federal drug laws to protect Americans from the devastating effects of drug use,” said Smith, R-San Antonio. 12/10/2013 (Link)
    "By directing federal law enforcement officers to ignore federal drug laws, the Administration is tacitly condoning the use of marijuana in the U.S.," Lamar said at the time. "If we want to win the war on drugs, federal prosecutors have a responsibility to investigate and prosecute all medical marijuana dispensaries [italics added] and not just those that are merely fronts for illegal marijuana distribution." "Decriminalizing marijuana will only lead to millions more Americans becoming addicted to drugs and greater profits for drug cartels who fund violence along the U.S.-Mexico boarder," Smith said of the new Frank/Paul legalization bill. "Allowing states to determine their own marijuana policy flies in the face of Supreme Court precedent." (Link)

  • Rob Bishop (R)

    UTAH

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    H.R. 1635 Charlotte's Web Medical Access Act of 2015
  • Jason Chaffetz (R)

    UTAH

    NORML Grade: B

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    Comments

    “The recreational consumption of marijuana is not something I’ve been in favor of,” said Chaffetz. He suggested Congress could address the issue before he takes the gavel, saying, “There’s not much I can do about it.”

  • Mia Love (R)

    UTAH

    NORML Grade: B

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Chris Stewart (R)

    UTAH

    NORML Grade: C

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    H.R. 1635 Charlotte's Web Medical Access Act of 2015
  • Peter Welch (D)

    VERMONT

    NORML Grade: B+

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    *H.R. 525 Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015
    H.R. 1940 Respect State Marijuana Laws Act of 2015
  • Don Beyer (D)

    VIRGINIA

    NORML Grade: A

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    H.R. 2076: Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015
    H.R. 667: Veterans Equal Access Act
    H.R. 1013: Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol Act
    H.R. 1538: CARERS Act of 2015
    H.R. 3518: Stop Civil Asset Forfeiture Funding for Marijuana Suppression Act of 2015
  • Gerry Connolly (D)

    VIRGINIA

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    H.R. 525 Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015
    H.R. 1538 CARERS Act of 2015
  • Scott Rigell (R)

    VIRGINIA

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    H.R. 1635 Charlotte's Web Medical Access Act of 2015
  • Bobby Scott (D)

    VIRGINIA

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    H.R. 525 Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015
  • Robert Hurt (R)

    VIRGINIA

    NORML Grade: C

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    H.R. 525 Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015
    H.R. 1774 Compassionate Access Act
  • Morgan Griffith (R)

    VIRGINIA

    NORML Grade: C-

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    *H.R. 5549 Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2016
  • Dave Brat (R)

    VIRGINIA

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Barbara Comstock (R)

    VIRGINIA

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Bob Goodlatte (R)

    VIRGINIA

    NORML Grade: D

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Rob Wittman (R)

    VIRGINIA

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    H.R. 1635: Charlotte's Web Medical Access Act of 2015
  • Randy Forbes (R)

    VIRGINIA

    NORML Grade: F

    Votes

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Dennis Heck (D)

    WASHINGTON

    NORML Grade: B+

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    *H.R. 2076: Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015
    H.R. 3746: State Marijuana and Regulatory Tolerance (SMART) Enforcement Act
    H.R. 1940: Respect State Marijuana Laws Act of 2015
  • Suzan DelBene (D)

    WASHINGTON

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    HR 1538: CARERS
    *H.R. 2076: Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015
    *H.R. 525 Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015
  • Derek Kilmer (D)

    WASHINGTON

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    H.R. 2076: Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015
  • Rick Larsen (D)

    WASHINGTON

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Jim McDermott (D)

    WASHINGTON

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    *H.R. 525 Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015
    H.R. 3746 State Marijuana and Regulatory Tolerance (SMART) Enforcement Act
    H.R. 2076 Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015
    H.R. 1940 Respect State Marijuana Laws Act of 2015
  • Dan Newhouse (R)

    WASHINGTON

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

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    No sponsorships or comments

  • Adam Smith (D)

    WASHINGTON

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    H.R. 2076: Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015
    H.R. 3746: State Marijuana and Regulatory Tolerance (SMART) Enforcement Act
  • Jaime Herrera Beutler (R)

    WASHINGTON

    NORML Grade: C-

    Votes

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    Cosponsor

    H.R. 1635 Charlotte's Web Medical Access Act of 2015
  • Dave Reichert (R)

    WASHINGTON

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

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    Comments

    "I think that again the president gave an executive order saying that these businesses could use these banks allowing the banks to go ahead and take money from these businesses as recreational pot stores. I have no problem at all with medical marijuana as long as it’s regulated and prescribed by a doctor and you can buy it at a pharmacy like other drugs we provide to people that help the conditions they might have. I think that the law in Washington, if people really sat down and took a look at it, it’s not a very well thought out law. I think you can see that in the way it’s being unrolled in a very slow, methodical, and careful way because there are a lot of unknowns in this law and I think there are a lot of hidden costs in this law, which you and I have gone over before. I have a lot of concerns about how it affects first responders and how they’re going to monitor how long the chemical stays in your system." 3/24/2015 (Link)

  • Cathy McMorris Rodger (R)

    WASHINGTON

    NORML Grade: F

    Votes

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    Comments

    McMorris Rodgers on Marijuana, Women in Politics and GOP Agenda (Link)

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