To require the use of prescription drug monitoring programs and to facilitate information sharing among States.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 3, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on April 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“rep. Jenkins welcomes presidents opioid initiative”
— Rep. Evan Jenkins [R-WV3, 2015-2018] (Sponsor) on Mar 19, 2018
“white house opioid commission endorses rep. Jenkins legislation”
— Rep. Evan Jenkins [R-WV3, 2015-2018] (Sponsor) on Nov 1, 2017
Apr 3, 2017
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H.R. 1854 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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