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H.R. 5046 (114th): Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016

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To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to assist State and local governments in addressing the national epidemic of opioid abuse, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 16, 2016
Length: 20 pages
Introduced
Apr 25, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 524: Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 22, 2016. (compare text)
Cosponsors

10 Cosponsors (7 Republicans, 3 Democrats)

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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016 (May 10, 2016)

What legislators are saying

Goodlatte Applauds House Action to Combat Americas Opioid Crisis
    — Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6, 1993-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 8, 2016

House Addresses Opioid Epidemic with Series of Bills, Bishop Amendment Included
    — Rep. Mike Bishop [R-MI8, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on May 13, 2016

DeSaulnier, Carter Provision To Expand Multi-State Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Included in Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Package
    — Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA11] on May 13, 2016

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History

Apr 25, 2016
 
Introduced

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Apr 27, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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May 6, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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May 12, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 5046 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5046. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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