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H.R. 5329: Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

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

Susan Brooks

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Introduced:

Mar 19, 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:

53% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 19, 2018
 
Introduced

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Apr 25, 2018
 
Considered by Health

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

May 17, 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 8, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

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. 5329 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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