To amend the Controlled Substances Act to require physicians and other prescribers of controlled substances to complete training on treating and managing patients with opioid and other substance use disorders (which shall also satisfy certain training required to receive a waiver for dispensing narcotic drugs for maintenance or detoxification treatment), and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 1, 2019
Length: 12 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on November 1, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Hayes Continues Fight Against Opioid Addiction In Connecticut”
— Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT5] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 25, 2019
“Congressman David Trone Leads Bipartisan Introduction of Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act, Opioid Addiction Treatment and Training Legislation, With Representatives Trahan, Bergman, Carter, Rogers, and Kuster”
— Rep. David Trone [D-MD6] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 1, 2019
Nov 1, 2019
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Mar 3, 2020
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H.R. 4974 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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