US SB3345 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 27 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-27 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Pending: Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Synthetic Opioid Exposure Prevention and Training Act This bill directs the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to implement a safety framework to protect its personnel from exposure to potential synthetic opioids. Among other things, the CBP must do the following: issue a policy that specifies protocols and procedures for the safe handling of potential synthetic opioids; require mandatory training on the potential risk of exposure to and safe handling procedures for synthetic opioids, as well as how to administer opioid receptor antagonists (e.g., naloxone) after exposure; and provide personal protective equipment and opioid receptor antagonists to officers, agents, other personnel, and canines at risk of exposure to synthetic opioids.

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Title

Synthetic Opioid Exposure Prevention and Training Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-27SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Same As/Similar To

HB4739 (Related) 2020-06-01 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 460.

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