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HB 491: Controlled Substance Prescribing

GENERAL BILL by Hart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bush ; Hattersley ; Valdes

Controlled Substance Prescribing; Excludes pain related to sickle-cell anemia from definition of acute pain for purposes of limitations on prescriptions of opioids for acute pain.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/22/2019 House • Filed
1/30/2019 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 62
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 62
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Quality Subcommittee