Summary: S.1448 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1448. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (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.