To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress a report on the effects on public health of the increased rate of use of synthetic drugs.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2016
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on April 21, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Apr 21, 2016
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Jun 12, 2018
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 449 (115th).
H.R. 5020 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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