Senate Bill 3193
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Federal Initiative to Guarantee Health by Targeting Fentanyl Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jan 14, 2020
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S. 3193 (Placed-on-Calendar-Senate)

Calendar No. 405

116th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3193


To amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl-related substances as schedule I controlled substances, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 14, 2020

Mr. Portman (for himself, Mr. Manchin, Mrs. Capito, and Mrs. Hyde-Smith) introduced the following bill; which was read the first time

January 15, 2020

Read the second time and placed on the calendar


A BILL

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl-related substances as schedule I controlled substances, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Federal Initiative to Guarantee Health by Targeting Fentanyl Act”.

SEC. 2. Fentanyl-related substances.

(a) In general.—Schedule I of section 202(c) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 812(c)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(e) (1) Unless specifically exempted or unless listed in another schedule, any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of fentanyl-related substances, or which contains their salts, isomers, and salts of isomers whenever the existence of such salts, isomers, and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation.

“(2) In paragraph (1), the term ‘fentanyl-related substances’ includes any substance that is structurally related to fentanyl by 1 or more of the following modifications:

“(A) By replacement of the phenyl portion of the phenethyl group by any monocycle, whether or not further substituted in or on the monocycle.

“(B) By substitution in or on the phenethyl group with alkyl, alkenyl, alkoxyl, hydroxyl, halo, haloalkyl, amino, or nitro groups.

“(C) By substitution in or on the piperidine ring with alkyl, alkenyl, alkoxyl, ester, ether, hydroxyl, halo, haloalkyl, amino, or nitro groups.

“(D) By replacement of the aniline ring with any aromatic monocycle whether or not further substituted in or on the aromatic monocycle.

“(E) By replacement of the N-propionyl group by another acyl group.”.

(b) No minimum sentence.—Section 401(b)(1)(C) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C 841(b)(1)(C)) is amended by adding at the end the following: “Any minimum term of imprisonment required to be imposed under this subparagraph shall not apply with respect to a controlled substance described in subsection (e)(1) of schedule I.”.


Calendar No. 405

116th CONGRESS
     2d Session
S. 3193

A BILL
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl-related substances as schedule I controlled substances, and for other purposes.

January 15, 2020
Read the second time and placed on the calendar