H.R.2734 - Safer Prescribing of Controlled Substances Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3] (Introduced 05/14/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/26/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2734 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/14/2019)
Safer Prescribing of Controlled Substances Act
This bill establishes a new registration requirement for a practitioner (other than a hospital, pharmacy, or veterinarian) who is licensed to dispense or conduct research with a controlled substance in schedules II, III, IV, or V of the Controlled Substances Act.
Specifically, the practitioner must comply with a training requirement as a condition of obtaining or renewing their registration. The training must include information on best practices for pain management and responsible prescribing of pain medications.