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S.1171: A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to allow a veterinarian to transport and dispense controlled substances in the usual course of veterinary practice outside of the registered location.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Jerry Moran, R-Kan.
Total Cosponsors 12 (3 Democrats, 1 Independent, 8 Republicans)
Introduced June 17, 2013
Latest Major Action March 20, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Amends the Controlled Substances Act to prohibit a veterinarian who is registered to manufacture or distribute controlled substances from being required to have a separate registration in order to transport and dispense controlled substances in the usual course of veterinary practice at a site other than such veterinarian's principal place of business or professional practice, as long as the site of transporting and dispensing is located in a state where the veterinarian is licensed to practice.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 20, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Jan. 10, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Jan. 9, 2014 Received in the House.
Jan. 9, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Jan. 8, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S185)
Jan. 8, 2014 Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S185)
June 17, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.