About the bill
H.R. 5329 reauthorizes the national network of Poison Control Centers. Specifically, the legislation reauthorizes the toll-free number, national media campaign, and grant program under the Public Health Service Act. The legislation increases the share of poison control center funding that could be provided through federal grants, and authorizes $30 million per year over the 2019-2023 period.
Poison control centers offer free, confidential, expert medical advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, oftentimes serving as the primary resource for poisoning information, and helping reduce ER visits through in-home ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 13, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Mar 19, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
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.
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 19, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 25, 2018
Considered by Health
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
May 17, 2018
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.
H.R. 5329 (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.
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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