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H.R. 5353 (115th): Eliminating Opioid Related Infectious Diseases Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5353 authorizes the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to undertake an injection drug-use associated infection elimination initiative and work with states to improve education, surveillance, and treatment of infections associated with injection drug use.

Sponsor and status

Leonard Lance

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2018
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Mar 20, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6: SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 24, 2018. (compare text)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5353 will add $200 million in new spending through 2028.

History

Mar 20, 2018
 
Introduced

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 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.

H.R. 5353 (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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