US SB957 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 26 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-04-26 - Held at the desk.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to designate periods during which any individual may dispose of controlled substances medications at VA medical facilities with an on-site pharmacy or a physical location dedicated for law enforcement purposes. The bill also authorizes the VA to carry out public information campaigns regarding the designated disposal periods.

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2021-04-26HouseHeld at the desk.
2021-04-26HouseReceived in the House.
2021-04-22SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2021-04-22SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S2153)
2021-04-22SenateS.Amdt.1459 Amendment SA 1459 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
2021-04-22SenateS.Amdt.1459 Amendment SA 1459 proposed by Senator Kennedy. (consideration: CR S2153; text: CR S2153) In the nature of a substitute.
2021-04-22SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S2152-2153)
2021-04-22SenateSenate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.
2021-03-24SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.


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