S. 3015: John Thomas Decker Act of 2016

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide for informational materials to educate and prevent addiction in teenagers and adolescents who are injured playing youth sports and subsequently prescribed an opioid.

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May 26, 2016


Referred to Committee on May 26, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 26, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senior Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: May 26, 2016
Length: 4 pages


1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


May 26, 2016

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Reported by Committee

Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 3015 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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