RI H7398 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 11 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-11 - House read and passed
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Excludes chronic intractable pain from the definition of acute pain management. Prescribes new guidelines for treatment based upon 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.

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Uniform Controlled Substances Act


Roll Calls

2020-03-11 - House - Passage (Y: 65 N: 2 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-11HouseHouse read and passed
2020-03-06HousePlaced on House Calendar (03/11/2020)
2020-03-04HouseCommittee recommends passage
2020-02-28HouseScheduled for consideration (03/04/2020)
2020-02-12HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2020-02-07HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/12/2020)
2020-01-31HouseIntroduced, referred to House H.E.W.

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