H.R.5041: Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 15, 2018
  • Latest Major Action June 13, 2018

Bill Summary

Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow a hospice employee to handle controlled substances in the residence of a deceased hospice patient to assist with disposal of the controlled substances.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 22 statements associated with H.R.5041.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 13
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
June 12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (text: CR H5043)
June 12
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5075-5076)
June 12
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5043-5045)
June 12
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
June 12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 12

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 398 - 0 (Roll no. 259).

June 12
Considered as unfinished business.
June 12
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
June 12
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5041.
June 12
Considered under suspension of the rules.
June 12
Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
May 9
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
May 9
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 25
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
April 25
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 8
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Feb. 16
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 15
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.
Feb. 15

Introduced in the House by Tim Walberg (R-Mich.)

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