H.R. 4697 (114th): Prevent Drug Addiction Act of 2016

To provide for increased Federal oversight of prescription opioid treatment and assistance to States in reducing opioid addiction, diversion, and deaths.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 3, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Referred to Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on March 3, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 524: Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 22, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Elizabeth Esty

Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2016
Length: 34 pages

History

Mar 3, 2016
 
Introduced

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H.R. 4697 (114th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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