DC B23-0535 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)
Status: Enrolled on November 20 2020 - 75% progression
Action: 2020-11-20 - Transmitted to Mayor, Response Due on December 7, 2020
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


As introduced Bill 23-535 requires prescription opioid medications to include a statement that the drug is an opioid and that opioids may cause dependence, addiction, or overdose.

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Opioid Labeling Amendment Act of 2019


Roll Calls

2020-11-10 - Council - Final Reading, CC (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2020-10-20 - Council - First Reading, CC (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2020-11-20CouncilTransmitted to Mayor, Response Due on December 7, 2020
2020-11-10CouncilFinal Reading, CC
2020-10-20CouncilFirst Reading, CC
2020-10-07CouncilCommittee Report Filed
2020-10-07CouncilCommittee Mark-up of B23-0535
2020-07-29CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2020-07-10CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2020-07-06CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-12-06CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-11-15CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0535 Published in the DC Register
2019-11-05CouncilReferred to Committee on Health
2019-11-05CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

Washington D.C. State Sources

Bill Comments