To provide for the development and dissemination of programs and materials for training pharmacists, health care providers, and patients on the circumstances under which a pharmacist may decline to fill a prescription for a controlled substance because the pharmacist suspects the prescription is fraudulent, forged, or otherwise indicative of abuse or diversion, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 11th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 24, 2016
Length: 3 pages
May 24, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 24, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 24, 2016
Nov 7, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4275.
H.R. 5314 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 5314 — 114th Congress: Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5314
“H.R. 5314 — 114th Congress: Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. April 21, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5314>
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