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AMENDING THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT
(Senate - January 08, 2014)

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                 AMENDING THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT

  Mr. REID. I ask unanimous consent that the Judiciary Committee be 
discharged from further consideration of S. 1171 and the Senate proceed 
to its immediate consideration.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  The clerk will report the bill by title.
  The bill clerk read as follows:

       A bill (S. 1171) to amend the Controlled Substances Act to 
     allow a veterinarian to transport and dispense controlled 
     substances in the usual course of veterinary practice outside 
     of the registered location.

  There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the bill.
  Mr. REID. I ask unanimous consent that the bill be read a third time, 
passed, and the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon 
the table.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  The bill (S. 1171) was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading, 
was read the third time, and passed, as follows:

                                S. 1171

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

     SECTION 1. TRANSPORTING AND DISPENSING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES 
                   IN THE USUAL COURSE OF VETERINARY PRACTICE.

       Section 302(e) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 
     822(e)) is amended--
       (1) by striking ``(e)'' and inserting ``(e)(1)''; and
       (2) by adding at the end the following:
       ``(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), a registrant who is a 
     veterinarian shall not be required to have a separate 
     registration in order to transport and dispense controlled 
     substances in the usual course of veterinary practice at a 
     site other than the registrant's registered principal place 
     of business or professional practice, so long as the site of 
     transporting and dispensing is located in a State where the 
     veterinarian is licensed to practice veterinary medicine and 
     is not a principal place of business or professional 
     practice.''.

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