H.R. 2855 (111th): Drug Overdose Reduction Act


Jun 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Donna Edwards

Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2009
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reduce deaths occurring from drug overdoses.

Summary (CRS)

6/12/2009--Introduced.Drug Overdose Reduction Act - Requires the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to: (1) award grants or enter into cooperative agreements to enable eligible entities ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 12, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2855”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


32 cosponsors (32D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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