To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to improve treatment for veterans suffering from opioid addiction and chronic pain, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 11 pages
Jul 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 14, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Jul 14, 2016
H.R. 5842 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 5842 — 114th Congress: Helping Our Veterans with Chronic Pain and Opioid Addiction Act of 2016. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5842
“H.R. 5842 — 114th Congress: Helping Our Veterans with Chronic Pain and Opioid Addiction Act of 2016.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. February 24, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5842>
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