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Senate Bill 2562

This Bill was introduced on 2-22-16, sponsored by Senator Sherrod Brown, [D-OH] and cosponsored by Senator Tammy Baldwin, [D-WI].  It is in the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, made up of Senators Lamar Alexander, Tammy Baldwin,, Michael Bennet,...

This Law is the Main Problem

Public Law No: 114-145 “Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016”   Formerly S. 483, introduced on 2/12/15 by Orrin Hatch [R-UT], became law on 4-19-16. Cosponsored by Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI], Marco Rubio [R-FL], David Vitter [R-LA],...

S. 524 Becomes Law soon

The following is a summary of S.524 which passed the Senate on March 10th, 2016 with a vote of 94 yea to 1 Nay and the H. Res. 725 passed the house on 5-13-16 400 yea to 5 nay. So this will become law as soon as President Obama signs it.  Be assured, there is nothing...

S.1431 & S.1913 Copies of H.R.4697

S.1431 “Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 2015” Introduced to the Senate on 5-21-15 by Joe Manchin, this identical bill to HR 4697 was referred to the Finance committee. Cosponsors are Angus King [I-ME], Shelley Capito [R-WV], Claire McCaskill...

H.R.4697 The Worst Bill So Far

R. 4697 “Prevent Drug Addiction Act of 2016”  This bill, sponsored by Elizabeth Esty [D-CT-5], was introduced 3/3/16 and referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Judiciary and Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and...

HB 4982: Information Gathering

H.R. 4982 “Examining Opioid Treatment Infrastructure Act of 2016” Introduced by Bill Foster [D-IL-11] on 4-18-16 with cosponsors Frank Pallone [D-NJ-6], Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA-3] and Todd Rokita [R-IN-4], this bill was referred to the committee on Energy and...
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