New Cosponsor — Dec 20, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Keith Ellison [D-MN5]
The bill now has 32 cosponsors (29 Democrats, 3 Republicans).
Aug 2, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on August 2, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2012
Length: 15 pages
To prevent deaths occurring from drug overdoses.
8/2/2012--Introduced.Stop Overdose Stat Act or the S.O.S. Act - Requires the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to: (1) award grants or enter into cooperative agreements ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6311 — 112th Congress: S.O.S Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6311
“H.R. 6311 — 112th Congress: S.O.S Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6311>
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