Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (12/08/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Effective Physician Assistance for Drug Treatment Act - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow a medical practitioner who dispenses narcotic drugs to individuals for maintenance or detoxification treatment to treat up to 100 patients at any one time (currently, limited to 30) after submitting a notification of need and intent to the Secretary of Health and Human Services.