To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide for informational materials to educate and prevent addiction in teenagers and adolescents who are injured playing youth sports and subsequently prescribed an opioid.
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Apr 15, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 11, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 12, 2016
Length: 4 pages
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H.R. 4969 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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