H.R. 2119 (112th): Ryan Creedon Act of 2011

Jun 03, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Mary Bono Mack
Representative for California's 45th congressional district
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Jun 03, 2011
4 pages

This bill was introduced on June 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 03, 2011
Referred to Committee Jun 03, 2011
Full Title

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to require practitioners to obtain particular training or special certification, approved by the Attorney General, on addiction to and abuse of controlled substances and appropriate and safe use of controlled substances in schedule II, III, IV, or V, and for other purposes.


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3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)

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Ryan Creedon Act of 2011 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to require:
(1) the Attorney General to require practitioners, as a condition on registering or renewing registration to dispense controlled substances in schedules II, III, IV, or V, to obtain particular training or special certification meeting standards established by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on controlled substance addiction and abuse and on appropriate and safe use of such controlled substances; and
(2) such training or certification to be provided by a medical society, a medical licensing board of the state where the practitioner is licensed, an accredited continuing education provider, or another organization that the Secretary determines is appropriate.

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