S. 524 (114th): Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 22, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 22, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-198

Sponsor:

Sheldon Whitehouse

Junior Senator from Rhode Island

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 85 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 5189: Opioid Abuse Crisis Act of 2016

Referred to Committee on May 11, 2016. 40% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1641: Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act

Referred to Committee on Jun 22, 2015. 34% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4063: Jason Simcakoski PROMISE Act

Passed House on May 10, 2016. 90% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1913: Stopping Medication Abuse and Protecting Seniors Act of 2015

Referred to Committee on Jul 30, 2015. 80% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4876: Medicare Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 2016

Referred to Committee on Mar 23, 2016. 77% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2298: Medicare Patient Safety and Drug Abuse Prevention Act

Referred to Committee on May 13, 2015. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1431: Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 2015

Referred to Committee on May 21, 2015. 58% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4697: Prevent Drug Addiction Act of 2016

Referred to Committee on Mar 3, 2016. 56% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 953: Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015

Referred to Committee on Feb 12, 2015. 16% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5046: Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016

Passed House on May 12, 2016. 60% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3719: STOP ABUSE Act of 2015

Referred to Committee on Oct 8, 2015. 29% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4981: Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Expansion and Modernization Act

Passed House on May 11, 2016. 68% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2805: Heroin and Prescription Opioid Abuse Prevention, Education, and Enforcement Act of 2015

Referred to Committee on Jun 17, 2015. 34% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Feb 12, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 11, 2016
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 10, 2016
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

May 13, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

May 13, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Jul 8, 2016
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Jul 13, 2016
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 22, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 524 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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

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