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H.R. 2281: Easy MAT for Opioid Addiction Act

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To direct the Attorney General to amend certain regulations so that practitioners may administer not more than 3 days' medication to a person at one time when administering narcotic drugs for the purpose of relieving acute withdrawal symptoms.

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Sponsor and status

Raul Ruiz

Sponsor. Representative for California's 36th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Apr 10, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Sep 9, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 9, 2020.

Prognosis
19% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Apr 10, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 3, 2020
 
Considered by Health

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Sep 9, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2281 is 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 H.R. 2281. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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