To amend the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on opioid manufacturers, to make the funds collected through such tax available for opioid (including heroin) abuse prevention and treatment programs, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on July 14, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Dec 6, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6443 (114th).
Jul 14, 2017
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H.R. 3254 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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