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

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.

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Nov 5, 2015


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.


Timothy Kaine

Junior Senator from Virginia



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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2016
Length: 14 pages


5% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Nov 5, 2015

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Mar 16, 2016
Reported by Committee

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Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 2256 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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