DC B23-0890 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on September 18 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-10-28 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced Bill 23-890 requires mandatory query of the prescription drug monitoring database by prescribers and dispensers prior to prescribing or dispensing an opioid or benzodiazepine for more than seven consecutive days, and every ninety days thereafter while the course of treatment or therapy continues, or prior to dispensing another refill after ninety days.

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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Query Amendment Act of 2020



2020-10-28CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2020-10-09CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2020-10-05CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2020-09-25CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0890 Published in the DC Register
2020-09-22CouncilReferred to Committee on Health
2020-09-18CouncilIntroduced in Office of the Secretary

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