About the bill
H.R. 2142 provides U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enhanced chemical screening devices and scientific support to detect and intercept fentanyl and other synthetic opioids. Specifically, this bill will ensure that CBP has additional portable chemical screening devices available at ports of entry and mail and express consignment facilities, and additional fixed chemical screening devices available in CBP laboratories.
Although prescription fentanyl can be misused, most fentanyl deaths are linked to illicitly manufactured fentanyl and illicit versions of chemically similar compounds known as fentanyl analogs.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 23, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Apr 25, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 10, 2018
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 10, 2018.
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H.R. 2142 is 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.
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