New Cosponsor — Nov 29, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0]
The bill now has 32 cosponsors (32 Democrats).
Jun 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on June 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2009
Length: 13 pages
To reduce deaths occurring from drug overdoses.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2855 — 111th Congress: Drug Overdose Reduction Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2855
“H.R. 2855 — 111th Congress: Drug Overdose Reduction Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. August 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2855>
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