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H.R. 5294: Treating Barriers to Prosperity Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5294 would clarify that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) may enter into contracts with and provide grants to people and organizations in Appalachia for projects and other activities aimed at reducing drug abuse and the negative effects of drug abuse, including opioid abuse, in the region. Such projects would include facilitating the sharing of best practices among states for reducing drug abuse; creating programs designed to reduce harm to the workforce from drug abuse; attracting relevant health care services, businesses, and workers to the region; and developing infrastructure ...

Sponsor and status

Lou Barletta

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 14, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Mar 15, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 13, 2018

This bill passed in the House on June 13, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

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

History

Mar 15, 2018
 
Introduced

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Apr 12, 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
 
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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.

Jun 13, 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. 5294 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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