Summary: H.R.1492 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House without amendment (07/12/2017)

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

Medical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to direct the Drug Enforcement Administration to register practitioners (other than pharmacies) to transport controlled substances to and administer controlled substances in other states.

A registered practitioner must: be licensed, registered, or authorized to administer controlled substances in the other state; limit the duration of transport to 72 consecutive hours; and comply with recordkeeping requirements.