H. R. 449
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
June 13, 2018
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress a report on the health effects of new psychoactive substances (including synthetic drugs) use.
This Act may be cited as the
Synthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2018.
Report on effects on public health of synthetic drug use
Not later than 3 years after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service shall submit to Congress a report on the health effects of new psychoactive substances (including synthetic drugs) used since January 2010 by persons who are at least 12 years of age but no more than 18 years of age.
New psychoactive substance defined
For purposes of subsection (a), the term
new psychoactive substance means a controlled substance analogue (as defined in section 102(32) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802(32)).
Passed the House of Representatives June 12, 2018.
Karen L. Haas,