To amend the Controlled Substances Act to deem drugs or other substances that act as opioid mu receptor agonists to be in schedule I, subject to exceptions for substances intended for legitimate medical or research use, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 15, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Roe, Suozzi Introduce the Modernizing Drug Enforcement Act”
— Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1] (Sponsor) on Mar 16, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
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May 8, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2580.
H.R. 5298 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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