Politician Info
A Michael Bennet (D)

Holds office U.S. Senate

Co-sponsored Legislation

S.597 - Marijuana Justice Act of 2019

S.1028 - Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act 2019-2020

S.1200 - Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019

H.R.1595 - SAFE Banking Act of 2019

S.777 - Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2017 (2017-2018)

S.1152 - SAFE Banking Act (2017-18)

S.3032 - STATES Act (2017-2018)

S.3174 - Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act (2017-2018)

Comments

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner of Colorado have asked the U.S. Treasury to keep in place Obama-era rules that allow banks to serve marijuana companies - a preemptive move that follows last week's surprise decision by the Department of Justice to rescind its policy that generally left alone from drug enforcement states that have legalized cannabis.
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"The guidance has worked to reduce the amount of cash that customers, patients and businesses must use," they wrote. "This has had the effect of increasing public safety and making it easier for state authorities to undertake their compliance and auditing functions."
1/11/18
https://www.denverpost.com/2018/01/11/marijuana-banking-rules-us-treasury-letter/

Signed on letter to Jeff Sessions regarding DOJ respecting state marijuana laws: 3/02/17
https://votesmart.org/public-statement/1156493/letter-to-the-hon-jeff-sessions-attorney-general-uphold-existing-policy-on-state-marijuana-laws#.WfIG2BNSzL8

Contact Michael Bennet

Email: https://www.bennet.senate.gov/?p=contact

Web: http://bennet.senate.gov/

Phone: 202-224-5852

Address

261 Russell Senate Office Building

Washington, DC 20510

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