BOARD OF ELECTIONS NOTICE OF PUBLICATION The Board of Elections, at a special Board meeting on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, formulated the

short title, summary statement, and legislative text of the !egali"ation of #ossession of Minimal $mounts of Mari%uana for #ersonal &se $ct of 2014'( #ursuant to )'*' *ode + 1,1001'1- .2001 ed'/, the Board here0y pu0lishes the aforementioned formulations as follo1s2 INITIATIVE MEASURE 34' 51 SHORT TITLE !egali"ation of #ossession of Minimal $mounts of Mari%uana for #ersonal &se $ct of 2014( SUMMARY STATEMENT This initiative, if passed, 1ill ma6e it la1ful under )istrict of *olum0ia la1 for a person 21 years of age or older to2 • • • • possess up to t1o ounces of mari%uana for personal use7 gro1 no more than six canna0is plants 1ith 8 or fe1er 0eing mature, flo1ering plants, 1ithin the person9s principal residence7 transfer 1ithout payment .0ut not sell/ up to one ounce of mari%uana to another person 21 years of age or older7 and use or sell drug paraphernalia for the use, gro1ing, or processing of mari%uana or canna0is' LEGISLATIVE TEXT BE :T E3$*TE) B; T<E E!E*T4=> 4? T<E ):>T=:*T 4? *4!&MB:$, T<$T this act may 0e cited as the !egali"ation of #ossession of Minimal $mounts of Mari%uana for #ersonal &se $ct of 2014'( >ec' 2' >ection 401 of the )istrict of *olum0ia &niform *ontrolled >u0stances $ct of 1@A1, effective $ugust 5, 1@A1 .)'*' !a1 4,2@7 )'*' 4fficial *ode +4A,@04'01/, is amended as follo1s2

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>u0section .a/.1/ is amended to read as follo1s2

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this chapter or *hapter 1-B or Title 5, it is unla1ful for any person 6no1ingly or intentionally to manufacture, distri0ute, or possess, 1ith intent to manufacture or distri0ute, a controlled su0stance' 3ot1ithstanding any provision of this chapter to the contrary, it shall 0e la1ful, and shall not 0e an offense under )istrict of *olum0ia la1, for any person t1enty,one .21/ years of age or older to 2 .$/ #ossess, use, purchase or transport mari%uana 1eighing t1o ounces or less7 .B/ Transfer to another person t1enty,one years of age or older, 1ithout remuneration, mari%uana 1eighing one ounce or less7 .*/ #ossess, gro1, harvest or process, 1ithin the interior of a house or rental unit that constitutes such person9s principal residence, no more than six canna0is plants, 1ith three or fe1er 0eing mature, flo1ering plants, provided that all persons residing 1ithin a single house or single rental unit may not possess, gro1, harvest or process, in the aggregate, more than t1elve canna0is plants, 1ith six or fe1er 0eing mature, flo1ering plants7 .)/ possess 1ithin such house or rental unit the mari%uana produced 0y such plants7 #rovided that, nothing in this su0section shall ma6e it la1ful to sell, offer for sale or ma6e availa0le for sale any mari%uana or canna0is plants'( .0/ The follo1ing ne1 paragraphs are added to su0section .a/ after paragraph .1/, and

the remaining paragraphs are renum0ered accordingly2 .2/ The terms Bcontrolled su0stance9 and Bcontrolled su0stances,9 as used in this *ode, shall not include2

.$/ Mari%uana that is or 1as in the personal possession of a person t1enty,one years of age or older at any specific time if the total amount of mari%uana that is or 1as in the possession of that person at that time 1eighs or 1eighed t1o ounces or less7 .B/ *anna0is plants that are or 1ere gro1n, possessed, harvested, or processed 0y a person t1enty one years of age or older 1ithin the interior of a house or rental unit that constitutes or at the time constituted, such person9s principal residence, if such person at that time 1as gro1ing no more than six canna0is plants 1ith three or fe1er 0eing mature flo1ering plants and if all persons residing 1ithin that single house or single rental unit at that time did not possess, gro1, harvest or process, in the aggregate, more than t1elve canna0is plants, 1ith six or fe1er 0eing mature, flo1ering plants7 or .*/ The mari%uana produced 0y the plants 1hich 1ere gro1n, possessed, harvested or processed 0y a person 1ho 1as, pursuant to su0paragraph .B/ of this paragraph, permitted to gro1, possess, harvest and process such plants, if such mari%uana is or 1as in the personal possession of that person 1ho is gro1ing or gre1 such plants, 1ithin the house or rental unit in 1hich the plants are or 1ere gro1n' 3ot1ithstanding the provisions of this paragraph, the terms Bcontrolled su0stance9 and Bcontrolled su0stances9 as used in this *ode shall include any mari%uana or canna0is plant sold or offered for sale or made availa0le for sale' .8/ 3ot1ithstanding any other provision of this *ode, no district government agency or office shall limit or refuse to provide any facility service, program or 0enefit to any person 0ased upon or 0y reason of conduct that is made la1ful 0y this su0section' .4/ 3othing in this su0section shall 0e construed to reCuire any district government agency or office, or any employer, to permit or accommodate the use, consumption, possession,

transfer, display, transportation, sale or gro1ing of mari%uana in the 1or6place or to affect the a0ility of any such agency, office or employer to esta0lish and enforce policies restricting the use of mari%uana 0y employees' .5/ 3othing in this su0section shall 0e construed to permit driving under the influence of mari%uana or driving 1hile impaired 0y use or ingestion of mari%uana or to modify or affect the construction or application of any provision of this *ode related to driving under the influence of mari%uana or driving 1hile impaired 0y mari%uana' .-/ 3othing in this su0section shall 0e construed to prohi0it any person, 0usiness, corporation, organi"ation or other entity, or district government agency or office, 1ho or 1hich occupies, o1ns or controls any real property, from prohi0iting or regulating the possession, consumption, use, display, transfer, distri0ution, sale, transportation or gro1ing of mari%uana on or in that property' .5/ 3othing in this su0section shall 0e construed to ma6e unla1ful any conduct permitted 0y the )istrict of *olum0ia !egali"ation of Mari%uana for Medical Treatment $mendment $ct of 2010 .)'*' !a1 1A,2107 )'*' 4fficial *ode ++5,1-51'01 et seC'/'( >ec' 8' >ection 4 of the )rug #araphernalia $ct of 1@A2, effective >eptem0er 15, 1@A2 .)'*' !a1 4,14@7 )'*' 4fficial *ode +4A,1108/, is amended as follo1s2 .a/ >u0section .a/ is amended to read as follo1s2

.a/ Except as authori"ed 0y *hapter 1-B of Title 5, it is unla1ful for any person to use, or to possess 1ith intent to use, drug paraphernalia to plant, propagate, cultivate, gro1, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analy"e, pac6, repac6, store, contain, conceal, inhale, ingest, or other1ise introduce into the human 0ody a controlled su0stance7 except that it shall 0e la1ful for any person t1enty,one years of age or older to use, or

possess 1ith intent to use, drug paraphernalia to possess or use mari%uana if such possession or use is la1ful under section 4A,@04'01.a/.1/, or to use, or possess 1ith intent to use, drug paraphernalia to gro1, possess, harvest or process canna0is plants, the gro1th, possession, harvesting or processing of 1hich is la1ful under section 4A,@04'01.a/.1/' Dhoever violates this su0section shall 0e imprisoned for not more than 80 days or fined for not more than E100, or 0oth'( .0/ >u0section .0/ is amended to read as follo1s2 .0/ Except as authori"ed 0y *hapter 1-B of Title 5, it is unla1ful for any person to deliver or sell, possess 1ith intent to deliver or sell, or manufacture 1ith intent to deliver or sell drug paraphernalia, 6no1ingly, or under circumstances 1here one reasona0ly should 6no1, that it 1ill 0e used to plant, propagate, cultivate, gro1, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analy"e, pac6, repac6, store, contain, conceal, in%ect, ingest, inhale, or other1ise introduce into the human 0ody a controlled su0stance7 except that it shall 0e la1ful for any person to deliver or sell, possess 1ith intent to deliver or sell, or manufacture 1ith intent to deliver or sell, drug paraphernalia under circumstances in 1hich one 6no1s or has reason to 6no1 that such drug paraphernalia 1ill 0e used solely for use of mari%uana that is la1ful under section 4A,@04'01.a/.1/ or that such drug paraphernalia 1ill 0e used solely for gro1ing, possession, harvesting, or processing of canna0is plants that is la1ful under section 4A, @04'01.a/.1/' Dhoever violates this su0section shall 0e imprisoned for not more than - months or fined for not more than E1,000, or 0oth, unless the violation occurs after the person has 0een convicted in the )istrict of *olum0ia of a violation of this su0chapter, in 1hich case the person shall 0e imprisoned for not more than 2 years, or fined not more than E5,000, or 0oth'(

>ec' 4' The amounts of the fines set forth in )istrict of *olum0ia *ode sections 22, 8551'01 and 4A,1108 shall 0e ad%usted through implementing or amending legislation enacted 0y the *ouncil of the )istrict of *olum0ia to the extent necessary to ensure that this $ct does not negate or limit any act of the *ouncil of the )istrict of *olum0ia pursuant to )'*' *ode +1, 204'4-' >ec' 5' This act shall ta6e effect after a 80,day period of *ongressional revie1 as provided in section -02.c/.1/ of the )istrict of *olum0ia >elf,Fovernment and Fovernment =eorgani"ation $ct .<ome =ule $ct/, approved )ecem0er 24, 2@51 .A5 >tat' A187 )'*' 4fficial *ode +1,20-'02.c/.1//'

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