Representative Ed Gaineys' Bill HB2076 provides the framework for statewide decriminalization of marijuana in Pennsylvania. It allows for an individual to be in possession of up to 30 grams of marijuana and only receive a non traffic citation and be ordered to pay a fine not exceeding
one hundred dollars ($100). A conviction under this subsection shall not trigger the mandatory license suspension provisions under 75 Pa.C.S. § 1532(c)(relating to suspension of operating privilege
An individual would no longer receive the mandatory misdemeanor charge, mandatory minimum of up to 30 days in jail, multiple court appearances, high prosecution fees, and loss of their drivers license. By taking all this time of our judicial system we are spending less time prosecuting more violent offenders. Marijuana crimes are nonviolent, victim-less crimes. We have murders and shootings going unsolved.