H.R. 1462: Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015

To combat the rise of prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Mar 19, 2015


Passed House on Sep 8, 2015

This bill passed in the House on September 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Katherine Clark

Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 9, 2015
Length: 9 pages


16% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

See Instead:

S. 799 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Nov 25, 2015


Mar 19, 2015

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Jul 29, 2015
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 8, 2015
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 1462 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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