DC B22-0228 | 2017-2018 | 22nd Council


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-1)
Status: Introduced on April 4 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-09-18 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced, this bill requires that the Department of Health install drop boxes for the disposal of expired or unused controlled substances at law enforcement agencies, retail pharmacies and hospitals with an on-site pharmacy. It identifies which controlled substances a person may voluntarily surrender without identifying themselves.

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Safe Disposal Of Pharmaceuticals Amendment Act Of 2017



2017-09-18CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2017-08-04CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-04-07CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B22-0228 Published in the DC Register
2017-04-04CouncilReferred to Committee on Health
2017-04-04CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

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