Federal - S 916

Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017 (Senate)

Introduced

April 24, 2017

Description

A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act with regard to the provision of emergency medical services.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 13

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  • May 24, 2018 — Received in the House and held at the desk. Congressional Record p. H4731

  • May 23, 2018 — Measure, as amended, passed in the Senate by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S2884

  • May 23, 2018 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Cassidy, R-La., substitute amendment adopted by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S2884

  • May 23, 2018 — Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee-reported substitute amendment withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S2884

  • May 23, 2018 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2882-S2884

  • May 23, 2018 — McConnell, R-Ky. (for Cassidy, R-La.), amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2268. Congressional Record p. S2881, S2881

  • May 23, 2018 — McConnell, R-Ky. (for Cassidy, R-La.), amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2267. Congressional Record p. S2881, S2881

  • Oct. 23, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Whitehouse, (D-R.I.)
  • Aug. 2, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Klobuchar, (D-Minn.)
  • July 19, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Heitkamp, (D-N.D.)
  • July 17, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Blumenthal, (D-Conn.)
  • June 13, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Hoeven, (R-N.D.)
  • May 22, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    King, A. (I-Maine)
  • May 9, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Boozman, (R-Ark.)
  • May 1, 2017 — Reported to the Senate with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and without a written report by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar. Congressional Record p. S2650

  • May 1, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Murray, (D-Wash.)
  • April 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Alexander, (R-Tenn.)Murkowski, (R-Alaska)
  • April 26, 2017 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

    April 26, 2017 — Committee Vote: En Bloc Bills — En Bloc Substitute Amendments
    Alexander, R-Tenn. —

    En bloc substitute amendments to the following:

    • S 652, that would make extensive technical changes to the underlying bill. The amendment also would remove language to reauthorize funding for the National Institutes of Health, and a section on "findings" about childhood hearing loss.
    • S 849, that would preserve funding levels of grants as originally authorized, at $100 million instead of $130 million. It also would make technical correction to start authorization of grants in fiscal 2018 through 2022 instead of 2017.
    • S 916, that would make technical changes.

    En bloc substitute amendments to the following:

    • S 652, that would make extensive technical changes to the underlying bill. The amendment also would remove language to reauthorize funding for the National Institutes of Health, and a section on "findings" about childhood hearing loss.
    • S 849, that would preserve funding levels of grants as originally authorized, at $100 million instead of $130 million. It also would make technical correction to start authorization of grants in fiscal 2018 through 2022 instead of 2017.
    • S 916, that would make technical changes.
    • Adopted (en bloc) without objection.

      April 26, 2017 — Committee Vote: En Bloc Public Health Bills — Vote to Report
      Ordered reported favorably to the full Senate (en bloc, as amended) by voice vote.

  • April 24, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 3

    Bennet, (D-Colo.)Blunt, (R-Mo.)Franken, (D-Minn.)
  • April 24, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.Congressional Record p. S2490