Summary: H.R.5041 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (06/12/2018)

Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow a hospice employee to handle lawfully dispensed controlled substances of a deceased hospice patient to assist with disposal of the controlled substances, so long as such disposal occurs onsite in accordance with applicable law.