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Referred in Senate (06/13/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5483


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 13, 2018

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


AN ACT

To impose a deadline for the promulgation of interim final regulations in accordance with section 311(h) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 831(h)) specifying the circumstances in which a special registration may be issued to a practitioner to engage in the practice of telemedicine, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Deadline for interim final regulations for a special registration To engage in the practice of telemedicine.

Section 311(h)(2) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 831(h)(2)) is amended by striking “The Attorney General shall, with the concurrence of the Secretary, promulgate regulations” and inserting “Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of the Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act of 2018, the Attorney General shall, with the concurrence of the Secretary, promulgate interim final regulations”.

Passed the House of Representatives June 12, 2018.

    Attest: karen l. haas,   
    Clerk