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H.R. 5176: Preventing Overdoses While in Emergency Rooms Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5176 requires the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop protocols and a grant program for health care providers to address the needs of people who survive a drug overdose. Specifically, the protocols would address the provision of naloxone upon discharge, connection with peer-support specialists, and the referral to treatment and other services that best fit the patient’s needs. The bill authorizes $50 million in FY2019 for the grant program.

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Sponsor and status

David McKinley

Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2018
Length: 11 pages
Introduced:

Mar 6, 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:

18% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 6, 2018
 
Introduced

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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. 5176 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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