Montana Medical Marijuana Act Repeal (2012)
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House Bill 161 was proposed by the Montana Legislature during 2011 state legislative session, and was introduced to repeal Measure I-148, effectively killing the state's medical marijuana law. HB 161 passed through both the Montana House of Representatives and the Montana State Senate, which only leaves the Governor of Montana to sign the measure for it to become a law as of April 5, 2011. To read more about the proposed law, click here to view the text of the legislation.
Text of measure
The bill summary, according to the Montana Legislature, the bill summary of the measure read as follows:
- "An act limiting compensation paid to certain state employees and reducing compensation paid to certain existing state employees; providing for exceptions to the limitation under certain circumstances; providing that the act be submitted to the qualified electors of Montana; amending Section 2-18-303, MCA; and providing an effective date."
Path to the ballot
- Montana Legislature, "HB 175", Retrieved January 10, 2011
- Montana Legislature, "Bill Actions", Retrieved January 10, 2011
- KXLF.com, "Bill to repeal medical marijuana headed to governor; Medical marijuana community reacts", April 5, 2011
- Billings Gazette, "Senate blocks debate on medical pot repeal bill; House passes repeal referendum", March 26, 2011