H.R. 304: Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017

H.R. 304 amends the Controlled Substances Act to ensure that paramedics and other emergency medical services (EMS) professionals are able to continue to administer controlled substances, such as pain narcotics and anti-seizure medications, pursuant to standing or verbal orders when authorized by State law. Further, the bill specifies that EMS agencies are permitted to have one DEA registration, rather than ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 9, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 9, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Richard Hudson

Representative for North Carolina's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017
Length: 13 pages

Prognosis:

26% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 916 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Apr 26, 2017

History

Jan 5, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 9, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 304 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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