H.R. 4969 (114th): John Thomas Decker Act of 2016

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 15, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Patrick Meehan

Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 12, 2016
Length: 4 pages

History

Apr 15, 2016
 
Introduced

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Apr 27, 2016
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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May 10, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 11, 2016
 
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. 4969 (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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