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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Introduced

Safer Prescribing of Controlled Substances Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require certain practitioners authorized to prescribe controlled substances to complete continuing education.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/14/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
06/26/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
05/15/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
05/14/2019Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/14/2019Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/14/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce05/14/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health05/15/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary05/14/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security06/26/2019 Referred to

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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.