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Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act

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A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to authorize employees of hospice programs to handle controlled substances in the residences of certain hospice patients to assist in disposal of those controlled substances.


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Date Actions Overview
04/12/2018Introduced in Senate

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04/12/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (6)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]* 04/12/2018
Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV]* 04/12/2018
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]* 04/12/2018
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]* 04/12/2018
Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO] 05/07/2018
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] 05/08/2018

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Senate Judiciary04/12/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (04/12/2018)

Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act

This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow a hospice employee or emergency medical services professional to handle controlled substances in the residence of a hospice patient to assist with the disposal of controlled substances: (1) that are expired, or (2) that are unused after the patient's death.