H.R.1359 - Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Stupak, Bart [D-MI-1] (Introduced 03/05/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/27/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see S.3397, which became Public Law 111-273 on 10/12/2010.|
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Summary: H.R.1359 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/05/2009)
Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2009 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow an ultimate user who has lawfully obtained a controlled substance to deliver that substance to another person, without being registered, for the purpose of disposal if: (1) the person receiving the substance is authorized to engage in such activity; and (2) the disposal takes place in accordance with regulations issued by the Attorney General to prevent diversion of controlled substances.
Permits the Attorney General to authorize long-term care facilities to dispose of controlled substances on behalf of ultimate users in a manner that will provide effective controls against diversion and that is consistent with public health and safety.