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H.R. 5327 (115th): Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act of 2018

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5327 directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants to at least 10 providers that offer treatment services for people with opioid use disorder. These Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers would serve as models for comprehensive treatment and recovery and would utilize the full range of Food and Drug Administration approved medications and evidence-based treatments, have strong linkages with the community, generate meaningful outcomes data, and dramatically improve the opportunities for individuals to establish and maintain long-term recovery. Either directly or through coordination with other entities, Centers must provide services including withdrawal management, counseling, recovery housing, community-based and peer recovery support services, job training and placement assistance, pharmacy and toxicology services, and a secure and confidential electronic health information system.

Sponsor and status

Brett Guthrie

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

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Mar 19, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 12, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

10 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 4 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Guthrie opioid bill signed into law
    — Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2] (Sponsor) on Oct 24, 2018

Greg Walden shepherds 25 bills through House of Representatives to combat nationwide opioid crisis
    — Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2, 1999-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 12, 2018

Donovan, House Pass 35 Bills to Combat the Opioid Crisis
    — Rep. Daniel Donovan [R-NY11, 2015-2018] on Jun 14, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5327 will add $50 million in new spending through 2028.

History

Mar 19, 2018
 
Introduced

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Apr 25, 2018
 
Considered by Health

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May 9, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 12, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 5327 (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. 5327. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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