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2017 Senate Bill 270: Require bona fide prescriber-patient relationship” for opioid prescription

Public Act 247 of 2017

Introduced by Sen. Steve Bieda (D) on March 23, 2017
To require a doctor have a “bona fide prescriber-patient relationship” before prescribing opioid and other painkillers that are subject to abuse.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on March 23, 2017
Reported in the Senate on June 7, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on June 22, 2017.
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(same description)
To require a doctor have a “bona fide prescriber-patient relationship” before prescribing opioid and other painkillers that are subject to abuse.
Received in the House on July 12, 2017
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on July 12, 2017
Reported in the House on October 4, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 102 to 8 in the House on December 13, 2017.
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(same description)
To require a doctor have a “bona fide prescriber-patient relationship” before prescribing opioid and other painkillers that are subject to abuse.
Received in the Senate on December 13, 2017
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on December 13, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 27, 2017

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