H. R. 2281
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 10, 2019
Mr. Ruiz introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Easy Medication Access and Treatment for Opioid Addiction Act or the
Easy MAT for Opioid Addiction Act.
Administration of narcotic drugs for the purpose of relieving acute withdrawal symptoms
Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Attorney General shall revise section 1306.07(b) of title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, so that practitioners are allowed to administer not more than a three-day supply of medication to one person or for one person’s use at one time.