Senate Bill 1622
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Stopping Overdoses of Fentanyl Analogues Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on May 22, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 22, 2019
Latest Action
May 22, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
1622
Congress
116
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
Sponsorship by Party
Wisconsin
Arkansas
Indiana
Louisiana
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Stopping Overdoses of Fentanyl Analogues Act

This bill adds five fentanyl analogues and the entire category of fentanyl-related substances to schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. A schedule I controlled substance is a drug, substance, or chemical that has a high potential for abuse; has no currently accepted medical value; and is subject to regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal penalties under the Controlled Substances Act.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
05/22/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
05/22/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 23, 2019 4:42:07 AM
Updated
Nov 28, 2020 5:35:24 AM