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In June 2019 the House of Representatives signed off on a broad measure preventing Department of Justice interference with state cannabis legislation, including laws permitting recreational usage, growth and sales. This amendment, which also protects marijuana laws in the District of Columbia and U.S. territories, has been incorporated into a multi-provision appropriations bill to provide …

Congress Votes to Bar Federal Government Intervention Into State Cannabis Legislation Read More »

In 2008, the United States Congress passed the Safe and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (SAFE Act), which required all state regulators to regulate mortgage loan originators who originated consumer loans secured by 1-4 unit residential properties (“Dwellings”). The states were empowered to legislate more restrictive licensing requirements if they desired. To date, ten …

Current Florida Bill Aims to Remove the Long-Standing Business Purpose Exception from Mortgage Lender Licensing Read More »