Planned discharge petition would remove SB 3 from House Health Committee where it has stalled and permit a vote in the full House of Representatives
HARRISBURG, PA — Pennsylvania State Rep. Nick Miccarelli (R-Ridley Park) will file a discharge petition in the House of Representatives on Friday to remove a medical marijuana bill from the House Health Committee and bring it to the full floor for a vote.
Senate Bill 3 would allow seriously ill Pennsylvanians to access medical marijuana with recommendations from their doctors. Rep. Matthew Baker (R-Wellsboro), who chairs the Health Committee, has stated that he will not call the bill for a vote there. The bill was passed in the Senate by a vote of 40-7 earlier this year.
“There is no reason this compassionate legislation should not get…