H.R.1026: LABEL Opioids Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 11, 2021
  • Latest Major Action April 28, 2021

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Bill Summary

Lessening Addiction By Enhancing Labeling Opioids Act of 2021 or the LABEL Opioids Act This bill requires prescription opioids to contain a warning label specifying that the opioids may cause dependence, addiction, and overdose. A registrant (e.g., a pharmacist) who dispenses an opioid in violation of the labeling requirement is subject to penalties.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 28, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Feb. 12, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 11, 2021
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. 11, 2021

Introduced in the House by Greg Stanton (D-Ariz.)

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