Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
02/06/2020          

Federal Initiative to Guarantee Health by Targeting Fentanyl Act

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02/06/2020 Introduced in House Open

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116TH CONGRESS 
2D SESSION H. R. 5771 

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl-related substances 
as schedule I controlled substances. 

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

FEBRUARY 6, 2020 
Mr. CHABOT (for himself and Mr. LATTA) introduced the following bill; which 

was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition 
to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently deter-
mined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions 
as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned 

A BILL 
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl- 

related substances as schedule I controlled substances. 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-1

tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 2

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 3

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Federal Initiative to 4

Guarantee Health by Targeting Fentanyl Act’’. 5

SEC. 2. FENTANYL-RELATED SUBSTANCES. 6

Schedule I of section 202(c) of the Controlled Sub-7

stances Act (21 U.S.C. 812(c)) is amended by adding at 8

the end the following: 9

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•HR 5771 IH

‘‘(e)(1) Unless specifically exempted or unless listed 1

in another schedule, any material, compound, mixture, or 2

preparation which contains any quantity of fentanyl-re-3

lated substances, or which contains their salts, isomers, 4

and salts of isomers whenever the existence of such salts, 5

isomers, and salts of isomers is possible within the specific 6

chemical designation. 7

‘‘(2) In paragraph (1), the term ‘fentanyl-related sub-8

stances’ includes any substance that is structurally related 9

to fentanyl by 1 or more of the following modifications: 10

‘‘(A) By replacement of the phenyl portion of 11

the phenethyl group by any monocycle, whether or 12

not further substituted in or on the monocycle. 13

‘‘(B) By substitution in or on the phenethyl 14

group with alkyl, alkenyl, alkoxyl, hydroxyl, halo, 15

haloalkyl, amino, or nitro groups. 16

‘‘(C) By substitution in or on the piperidine 17

ring with alkyl, alkenyl, alkoxyl, ester, ether, hydrox-18

yl, halo, haloalkyl, amino, or nitro groups. 19

‘‘(D) By replacement of the aniline ring with 20

any aromatic monocycle whether or not further sub-21

stituted in or on the aromatic monocycle. 22

‘‘(E) By replacement of the N-propionyl group 23

by another acyl group.’’. 24

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Steve Chabot R-OH 02/06/2020 Sponsor
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Robert Latta R-OH 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
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Latta) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concernedA BILLTo amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl-related substances as schedule I controlled substances

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Energy
Latta) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concernedA BILLTo amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl-related substances as schedule I controlled substances

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