A bill to include information concerning a patient's opioid addiction in certain medical records.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 4, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on August 3, 2017 but was never passed by the House.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
6 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans, 1 Independent)
Enacted Via Other Measures — Jun 12, 2018
What legislators are saying
Apr 27, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2866 (114th).
Mar 8, 2017
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Aug 3, 2017
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 581 (115th) was 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 581. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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