Senate Bill 2701
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Federal Initiative to Guarantee Health by Targeting Fentanyl Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Oct 24, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Oct 24, 2019
Latest Action
Oct 24, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2701
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
Ohio
Mississippi
North Dakota
West Virginia
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Federal Initiative to Guarantee Health by Targeting Fentanyl Act

This bill adds 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)
October 24, 2019
Actions (2)
10/24/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
10/24/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Oct 25, 2019 4:42:30 AM
Updated
Dec 12, 2020 5:31:38 AM