H.R. 4981: Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Expansion and Modernization Act

Introduced:

Apr 18, 2016

Status:

Passed House on May 11, 2016

This bill passed in the House on May 11, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Larry Bucshon

Representative for Indiana's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 12, 2016
Length: 15 pages

Prognosis:

41% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to improve access to opioid use disorder treatment.

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History

Apr 18, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 27, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

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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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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