H.R. 6311 (112th): S.O.S Act


Aug 2, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 2, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Donna Edwards

Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Aug 2, 2012
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prevent deaths occurring from drug overdoses.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 2, 2012

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. 6311”). 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 (29D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: