S. 483: Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016

A bill to improve enforcement efforts related to prescription drug diversion and abuse, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 19, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 19, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-145

Sponsor:

Orrin Hatch

Senior Senator from Utah

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2016
Length: 3 pages

History

Feb 12, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 11, 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.

Mar 17, 2016
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 12, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 19, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 483 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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