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H.R. 4922 (115th): Stopping Overdoses of Fentanyl Analogues Act

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To amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl analogues as schedule I controlled substances.

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Sponsor and status

James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Feb 5, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 5, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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Key Law Enforcement Group Announces Support for Sensenbrenner/Johnson Opioid Bill
    — Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5] (Sponsor) on Aug 30, 2018

Attorneys General from All 50 States, DC, and Puerto Rico Urge Congress to Pass Sensenbrenner/Johnson Opioid Bill
    — Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5] (Sponsor) on Aug 23, 2018

Leading the Effort to End the Opioid Epidemic
    — Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5] (Sponsor) on Jul 18, 2018

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Feb 5, 2018

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

H.R. 4922 (115th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4922. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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