A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to authorize employees of hospice programs to handle controlled substances in the residences of certain hospice patients to assist in disposal of those controlled substances.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maine. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 12, 2018
Length: 7 pages
Apr 12, 2018
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S. 2659 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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