S.916: Ensuring Patient Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatments Act of 2018

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced April 24, 2017
  • Latest Major Action May 25, 2018

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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. The DEA may deny an application if it...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with S.916.

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 25
Held at the desk.
May 25
Received in the House.
May 24
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 23

Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S2882-2884)

May 23
The committee substitute withdrawn by Unanimous Consent.
May 23
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S2882-2884)
May 1, 2017
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 46.
May 1, 2017
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Alexander with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
April 26, 2017
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
April 24, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
April 24, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Bill Cassidy (R-La.)

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