S. 2256: Co-Prescribing Saves Lives Act of 2016

Introduced:

Nov 5, 2015

Status:

Reported by Committee on Mar 16, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 16, 2016.

Sponsor:

Timothy Kaine

Junior Senator from Virginia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2016
Length: 14 pages

Prognosis:

60% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish programs for health care provider training in Federal health care and medical facilities, to establish Federal co-prescribing guidelines, to establish a grant program with respect to naloxone, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Nov 5, 2015
 
Introduced

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Mar 16, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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