To direct the NIH to intensify and coordinate fundamental, translational, and clinical research with respect to the understanding of pain, the discovery and development of therapies for chronic pain, and the development of alternatives to opioids for effective pain treatments.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 24th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 16, 2016
Length: 3 pages
May 16, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 16, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 16, 2016
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H.R. 5249 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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