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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maine. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 12, 2018
Length: 7 pages
Apr 12, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 12, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
- See Instead:
H.R. 5041 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jun 12, 2018
Apr 12, 2018
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S. 2659 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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