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H.R. 3832: Veterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 3832 requires medical providers at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) who prescribe controlled substances to veterans to seek information regarding those veterans from state programs that monitor prescription drug use. Specifically, the legislation requires that any VA licensed health care provider or delegate to be considered an authorized recipient and user for the purposes of querying and receiving data from the national network of state-based prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs). It would also require VA health care providers practicing in states that do not have a PDMP ...

Sponsor and status

Neal Dunn

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 22, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Sep 26, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 2372: VA MISSION Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 6, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

20% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Sep 26, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 17, 2018
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 8, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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.

May 18, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 21, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 3832 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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