S. 581: Jessie's Law
Author's Summary: To include information concerning a patient's opioid addiction in certain medical records.
IB's Summary: From Charleston Gazette-Mail: "Through Jessie’s Law, physicians are going to be better prepared to deal with the medical records of recovering addicts, and make sure to not mistakenly assist in a relapse by prescribing opioid medication."
Status: 08/04/2017, referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Senate Bill Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/581/text?r=2
Opposing House Bill Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1554