Public Law 115-83: Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017

By | January 4, 2018
Seal of the DEA

Seal of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to direct the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to register an emergency medical services (EMS) agency to administer controlled substances if the agency submits an application demonstrating that it is authorized to conduct such activity in the state in which the agency practices.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-01-09
Passed Senate
2017-10-24
Signed by President
2017-11-17
Became Public Law
2017-11-17

Amendments

S.Amdt.1577: https://www.congress.gov/amendment/115th-congress/senate-amendment/1577

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8]

Votes

Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll025.xml

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