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Public Law No: 109-56 (08/02/2005)

 
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Public Law 109-56
109th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to lift the patient limitation on 
prescribing drug addiction treatments by medical practitioners in group 
  practices, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Aug. 2, 2005 -  [S. 45]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. MAINTENANCE OR DETOXIFICATION TREATMENT WITH CERTAIN NARCOTIC 
            DRUGS; ELIMINATION OF 30-PATIENT LIMIT FOR GROUP PRACTICES.

    (a) In General.--Section 303(g)(2)(B) of the Controlled Substances 
Act (21 U.S.C. 823(g)(2)(B)) is amended by striking clause (iv).
    (b) Conforming Amendment.--Section 303(g)(2)(B) of the Controlled 
Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 823(g)(2)(B)) is amended in clause (iii) by 
striking ``In any case'' and all that follows through ``the total'' and 
inserting ``The total''.
    (c) Effective Date.--This <<NOTE: 21 USC 823 note.>> section shall 
take effect on the date of enactment of this Act.

    Approved August 2, 2005.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 45:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 151 (2005):
            July 19, considered and passed Senate.
            July 27, considered and passed House.

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