H.R. 4697: 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.

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Mar 3, 2016


Referred to Committee on Mar 3, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 3, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Elizabeth Esty

Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2016
Length: 34 pages


Mar 3, 2016

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Reported by Committee

Passed House

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4697 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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