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H.R. 5102: Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5102 creates a loan repayment program for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment providers. Specifically, the legislation offers student loan repayment of up to $250,000 for participants who agree to work as a SUD treatment professional in areas most in need of their services. The program is available to a wide range of direct care providers, including physicians, registered nurses, social workers, and other behavioral health professionals. The bill authorizes $25 million a year for the 2019-2028 period.

Serious workforce shortages exist for health professionals and paraprofessionals across ...

Sponsor and status

Katherine Clark

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced:

Feb 27, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 12, 2018

This bill passed in the House on June 12, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

32% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 27, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Mar 21, 2018
 
Considered by Health

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

Apr 25, 2018
 
Considered by Health

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

May 9, 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.

Jun 12, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5102 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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