Summary: H.R.1545 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Public Law No: 115-86 (11/21/2017)

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

VA Prescription Data Accountability Act 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to disclose information about an individual who is dispensed medication prescribed by a VA employee or by a non-VA provider authorized to prescribe such medication by the VA (currently, about a veteran or the dependent of a veteran) to a state controlled substance monitoring program to the extent necessary to prevent misuse and diversion of prescription medicines.