Politician Info
A- Brian Schatz (D - HI)

Holds office U.S. Senate

Sponsored Legislation

S.445 - Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act 2019-2020

S. 3077 Marijuana Effective Drug Studies (MEDS) Act of 2016 (2015-16)

Co-sponsored Legislation

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

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

S. 683: CARERS Act of 2015 (2015-16)

S. 1726: Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015 (2015-16)

S.1803 - MEDS Act (2017-2018)

S. 134: Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015 (2015-16)

Comments

Schatz tweeted:
"We have an opioids epidemic. But there is no such thing as a marijuana epidemic."
1/4/18
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/politicians-react-jeff-sessions-reverse-marijuana-legal_us_5a4e58dde4b06d1621bddc48

"I hope every third-party voting progressive remembers this. There's a real difference between R's and D's."
7/23/17
https://twitter.com/brianschatz/status/889247795273715713

He said that Sessions would reverse eight years of progress toward "a more humane, less expensive, more just system" by ramping up punishment for marijuana users.

"States are the laboratory of democracy, and democracy is occurring when it comes to this issue," Schatz said. "I don't think Hawaii is ready for it; I don't think we're ready for nationwide legislation."
7/09/14
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/what-the-hawaii-senate-race-tells-us-about-the-democratic-party

Votes
Protect State Medical Marijuana Programs Amendment
Yes
Veterans Equal Access Amendment
Yes
Veterans Equal Access Amendment
Yes
Protect State Medical Marijuana Programs Amendment
Yes
SAFE Banking Amendment
Yes
Veterans Equal Access Amendment
Yes
Protect State Medical Marijuana Programs Amendment
Yes
SAFE Banking Amendment
Yes
Contact Brian Schatz

Email: http://www.schatz.senate.gov/contact

Web: https://www.flickr.com/photos/senbrianschatz

Phone: 202-224-3934

Address

722 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington, DC 20510

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